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May 12, 2008

Cows and milk

Did you know...
The average cow produces about 19,825 pounds of milk a year.
That comes to 2,305 gallons of milk a year. A good milk cow will
produces about 8 gallons of milk daily. The average milk cow
produces around 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
That's enough for 128 people to have a glass of milk every day.
A milk cow drinks from 25 to 50 gallons of water every day.
Contrary to what most people have been lead to believe a cow
does not have 4 stomaches but only one with 4 chambers.
Before the milking machine was invented farmers could only milk
about 6 cows in an hour. Now they are able to milk more than 100.
The 6 cows in the picture are breeds of cows that produce milk.
The white and black Holstien (lower right)is the best of the milk producing cows.

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