Did you Know? – Brymor Dairy

Did you Know?

Cows are interesting creatures, there’s lots to learn about these fabulous farm animals.

 

Happy cows produce more and better quality milk. A scientific study has shown that if you name a cow and treat her as an individual shew will produce 500 pints more milk a year!

 

Vision

Cows have almost 360* panoramic vision, so they can spot predators.

Sacred Heritage

Cows are sacred in Hindu India, on one day of the year, they are washed and painted with temples.

Sense of Smell

Cows have an excellent sense of smell, detecting smells from as far away as 5 miles!

Population

There are estimated to be 1.3bn cows on the planet, today!

DNA

Cows share 80% of their DNA with humans

Unique

No two cows have the same cow print!

Dialect

Cows have their own dialect, and each herd has its own distinctive moo.

Eating Habits

A cow will spend an average of 8 hours a day eating!

Gestation

The gestation period for a cow is the same as humans - 9 months!