Just the (dairy) facts. 29 facts about dairy!


June Dairy Month may be over but these dairy facts are here to stay! These super pinable (hint, hint!) pictures are a great way to share a little dairy knowledge! So if you’re a teacher looking for facts about the dairy industry or just a dairy lover… here are 29 facts about cows, cheese, milk and all things dairy!

Calves are born with teeth

How much do cows eat? How much antibiotics are used in cows?

What is a cow's temperature?

(Technically they can sweat, but not effectively enough to cool themselves.)

How much do cows drink?average size of a dairy farmWhat are cheese curds?How long are cows pregnant?Where is my milk from? Ultrasounding cows.Gouda Cheese factsAverage age of farmers. Are all farms the same?What is a silo?How many dairy farms are there?

Why do farmers use artificial insemination? Wisconsin cheese facts.What is corn silage?What is colostrum?98% of all US farms are family owned. Why do farmers give antibiotics?Why are some milk cows red? What do cows sleep on?Cows jumping on each otherWhat do cows eat?How much milk does it take to make cheese?Feeding beer to cows. Most popular ice cream flavorDo dairy farmers care about their cows?


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2 Comments on Just the (dairy) facts. 29 facts about dairy!

  1. Beth Trimble
    July 14, 2014 at 11:34 am (5 years ago)

    I love this! Great information in a fun way. Our county fair is coming up and would love to put these pics in our dairy barn.

  2. Don Schindler
    July 14, 2014 at 1:01 pm (5 years ago)

    Great stuff, Carrie. Keep it up!