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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Genus: Bos Species: Bos taurus
Like most domestic animals, Bos taurus, the domestic cow, is currently found throughout much of the world. The wild ancestors of cows were native to northern Africa, Europe, and southern Asia. Domestic cows are large, sturdy... More »

Udder - Wikipedia


An udder is an organ formed of the mammary glands of female four-legged mammals, particularly ruminants such as cattle, goats, sheep and deer.

Why does the cow have 4 udders while it can only give birth to 1 calf ...


Cattle don't have four udders. They have one udder. They do have four quarters in their udder. ... Horses and goats have two teats while alpaca's have four teats For horses and goats, one teat goes to two ... 4 black cows and 3 brown cows give as much milk in 5 days as 3 black cows and 5 brown cows give in 4 days.

Cows have four teats, right? - Belle Fourche Farm


Jun 29, 2013 ... Literature sources state as many as 50% of domestic cattle have more than ... DO EXTRA TEATS MEAN THE ANIMAL HAS A POOR UDDER?

How many nipples do cows have? - FunTrivia.com


Feb 8, 2001 ... A cow has one udder, divided into four quarters. Each quarter has one teat or nipple. Sometimes rudimentary non-functional teats may be found ...

There's a Heifer in Your Tank: The facinating world of extra nipples


Aug 13, 2011 ... Many people believe that cows only have four teats; however, ... Occasionally, dummy teats do produce a small amount of milk, but it is not ...

The Beginning


Cows do not necessarily have only four teats. In all mammalian species, the mammary glands form on the ventral or underside of the animal. The number of ...

Why does a cow have many teats on her udder when she only has one ...


I understand why say cats would need a good few to feed the whole litter, and animals with 2 nipples presumably have them due to the inherent ...

Elephants have fabulous tits | Nathan Myhrvold Official Site


All female mammals have teats and mammary glands, for they are ... Cows, horses, goats and sheep have udders – totally different shape and position. ... Pigs, dogs and cats and many others have multiple nipples in two rows down their bellies. ... Wondering about elephant tits begs an interesting question; why do human ...

A Guide to Udder and Teat Scoring Beef Cows | UNL Beef ...


Cattle producers do not have the time or labor to manage around cows that need ... carried above the hock for many years and teats suspended perpendicular to ...