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Milk, Cheese and other dairy products: an excellent source of vitamins and minerals.
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COWS or CATTLE spend a lot of time eating! ... about 8 hours a day!
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The mature female of cattle is called a COW.
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The male of the species is a BULL.
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A female bovine that has not had a calf is called a heifer.
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A female bovine that has calved is called a cow and weighs between 450 and 500 pounds.
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Holstein cows are most common in Vermont. Their markings are as unique as fingerprints, no two are alike.
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A milking Holstein weighs between 1,100 and 1,500 pounds. Cows have FOUR compartments in their stomach to aid in digestion.
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Cows produce milk, a concentrated FOOD that is good for you.
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An 8 oz. glass of milk provides a large percentage of your recommended daily allowance of important vitamins and minerals:
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17% Protein
29% Calcium
23% Phosphorus
23% Riboflavin
25% Vitamin D
15% Vitamin B-12
When your mother said, "drink your milk, it's good for you!" She wasn't kidding.
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All milk is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. Low fat and non-fat milks are among the most nutrient-dense foods available! So, stay healthy........drink milk!
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The average Dairy Farm has about 90 cows
The smallest operating dairy farm milks five cows.
The largest dairy farm has more than 200 cows
Several dairy farms are well over 200 years old.
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Farms produce 2.6 billion pounds of milk a year
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The average dairy farm has 216 acres
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The average cow produces 16,800 pounds of milk a year
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Holstein (Holstein-Freisian) cows are the black and white cows most frequently seen.
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Originating in the Netherlands and northern Germany, breeders began to import Holsteins to the U.S. in the 1850's
Holsteins are the largest dairy cows in size, weighing about 1500 pounds
Holsteins, on average, give 6.4 gallons or 55 pounds of milk per day
Once a female calf has grown, she is called a heifer unti she is two years old and has had a calf of her own.
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Cows are female cattle that have had at least one calf