On average Jersey cows can produce 6 gallons of milk a day. The milk that Jersey cows produce also contain the highest percentage of butterfat.Know More
Jersey cattle look like large deer and it is one of the major dairy breeds. This breed of cattle originated from the Channel Island of Jersey between England and France. Apart from the high butterfat content in its milk, Jersey cows are a popular dairy cattle because of its its low body weight, low maintenance costs and generally docile behavior.
Compared to other cow breeds, the Jersey cow is relatively small, weighing only 800 to 1,100 pounds on average. Jerseys come in colors ranging from light tan, brown to black. Highly adaptable even in hot climates, Jerseys breeds thrive well in countries such as Brazil and India.Learn more about Barnyard Mammals
A 1,200-pound cow needs approximately 24 pounds of hay per day during the winter. When temperatures drop below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, a cow burns more fuel in order to obtain the calories necessary to maintain body heat. At that point the cow requires more hay. If a rancher's goal is to maintain the cow's weight, then the amount of hay is 2 percent of the cow's weight.Full Answer >
An average dairy cow produces between 6 and 7 gallons of milk each day, or approximately 2,500 gallons of milk per year. Dairy farms in the United States produce between 21 and 23 billion gallons of milk each year.Full Answer >
A cow can produce as much as 120 pounds of wet manure in a single day, depending on the size and breed of the animal. Cow manure is a combination of bedding material, solid waste and wet waste.Full Answer >
The amount of blood in a cow is dependent upon the cow's weight; however, it is generally accepted that the blood volume of cattle is an average of 55 milliliters per kilogram. Smaller cows, such as calves, would have less blood than larger cows, such as bulls.Full Answer >