Thursday, July 2, 2009

Interesting Facts About Cows

The first cow in America arrived in Jamestown colony in 1611. Until the 1850's, nearly every family had its own cow.

Around 9.2 million cows are being milked on 110,000 farms in the United States.

The average body temperature of a cow is 101.5°F.

Cows have 32 teeth!

Cows spots are like snowflakes there are never two with the same pattern of spots.

A 1000 pound cow produces an average 10 TONS of manure every year!

A cow can live 25 years.

A cow stands up and sits down about 14 times a day.

Before milking machines were invented in 1894, farmers could only milk about 6 cows per hour.


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