• Cows eat about 100 lbs of feed and drink 30-50 gallons of water per day.
• Cows don’t bite grass, they curl their tongue around it.
• Cows can be gentle and even know how to cry.
• Cows give about 200,000 glasses of milk in their lifetime.
• Cows from different places or regions “moo” differently.
• Cows do not make “chocolate milk”, contrary to what 7% of Americans believe (poll by Innovation Center for Dairy).
• Cows and humans have around 80% similar genes, according to the National Institutes of health and the USDA.
• Cows can walk upstairs, but not downstairs. The joints in their knees just don’t bend the right way.
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