Meet Our Cows

Healthy Cows are Happy Cows Dairy farming focuses on raising cows for the production of milk and other dairy products. The care of dairy cows is an important part of successful dairy farming. Dairy farmers take excellent care of their cows, providing their animals clean and comfortable housing, fresh water, food and medical attention when necessary. Dairy farmers know that healthy, happy cows produce more high-quality milk so the animals’ well-being is a farmer’s top priority. Feeding & Drinking You may not have known that dairy cows can eat up to 100 pounds of food per day. Some dairy farmers allow their cows to graze on grass or provide them alfalfa hay, but many farmers also choose to supplement their cows’ diets with mixed ration feeds including corn, soybeans, sorghum and other grains to provide additional nutrients and fiber. Many farmers employ a nutritionist who will formulate feed rations and a specific diet for cows based on their age, weight, … Continue reading Meet Our Cows