Cow Facts

1. Cows provide 90 percent of the world’s milk. Water buffalo, camels, goats, sheep, horses, and reindeer also are milked.

2. Cows have four stomachs– the rumen, reticulum, omasum, and abomasum.

3. Cow’s milk is made into many different dairy foods. These inculude cheese, yogurt, cream cheese, sour cream, ice cream, and butter.


For information related to beef, please contact Polly Golden at the Florida Beef Council; e-mail ; phone 407-846-4557; FAX 407-933-8209.

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