Did you know that the average Holstein calf weighs 85 lbs at birth? They’ll grow to a mature body weight of ~1500 lbs!
Our dairy cows eat 100 lbs of feed and drink a bathtub full of water every day!
Cows are pregnant for 9 months, just like people!
98% of dairy farms in the US are family owned
A baby cow is called a “calf”, “Heifers” are kind of like cow teenagers. She becomes a “Cow” and begins producing milk after giving birth around 2 years of age.
Our cows produce 90 lbs of milk per day – that’s about 11 gallons of milk per cow each day!
The milk from our farm goes into locally produced milk, yogurt, cheese, ice cream, butter and other yummy dairy products!