Welcome to Crazy for COWS (sm)! We celebrate bovines
of all shapes and sizes. Mooooooo! Cattle lovers... come join the herd!
Do you have a great cow photo to share? If so
contact Chief Cow. Thanks!
Cow Names: What's your favorite?
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Vote or add yourself to the list...
Ahhh, cows... What's not to like about cows?
Take the Moo Challenge -- all our cow
games and quizzes are on one page, including CowPie!
From the Cow mailbox:
Collector's Weekly filters eBay auctions, and
recently added a cow collectors topic (cow pottery, milk signs, cookie
jars, etc.). Here's the link:
Collector's Weekly Cows
Cow T-shirts and sweatshirts:
More Cow T-shirts and sweatshirts...
Other fun cow stuff:
Stickers, ornaments, and boxes
|This bovine would be a fun cow to have at your next moo party:
Type: Stand Up
Size: 65 x 42 (inches)
Is there anything better than looking
at cows all day? Cow "art" is always a great gift for a cow-fan.
allposters.com has hundreds of cow posters, prints, magnets, and notecards.
Artist: Kim Lewis
Type: Art Print
Size: 12 x 12 (inches)
Artist: Patricia Gooden
Type: Art Print
Size: 16 x 20 (inches)
Title: Stick-Leg Cow I
Artist: Erica J. Vess
Type: Art Print
Size: 19 x 13 (inches)
Plus we have some additional
fun gift ideas. Something for everyone!
Two super photos from MadonCows. These are of Highlands at Tatton Hall,
Moston, Cheshire UK:
Testing their mettle
More from MadonCows!!
Hawksmoor Herd at the Hawksmoor Farm, Adderly, Shropshire, UK
More Hawksmoor Herd
Madoncows and -- the cows!
I'm curious but I'm not getting up
Audrey, who runs a rescue organization,
www.potbellymanor.org, has a
really cool cow car (which we've featured before, but here is a new photo):
Audrey had a cow named Bette for many years, who sadly passed away at just
over 12 years. Audrey had her from a baby and has buried Bette on her farm.
She's kept the cow car in her memory.
She also rescued a baby bull and trained him for parades, where he walks
in front of the cow car. His name is Sir Wickford and his trainer is
At the Memorial Day Parade in Wickford
A couple of pictures Clive sent of the Stock Judging Event with the
Western Holstein Club in the UK. (It was held at Joseph Heler Farms,
Audlem, Cheshire, UK -- famous for its cheese.)
Time to look good
On the mooove
See all our
(All guest cows that have appeared on the homepage
are on one of the guest cows pages, always available for you to enjoy.)
British White cow (Snowdrop) and calf (Marigold)
Quick Cow facts:
Do cows have horns? Yes, female bovines almost always have horns. While
some cows are naturally polled (which means horn-free), the majority have their
horns removed when they are calves to make them safer to handle. So, YES,
cows can indeed have horns!
Oreo cookie cows? Yes, there are "belted" bovines out there!
More cow facts!
- The Chianina cow originated from the same region as Chianti wine -- in Tuscany, Italy. (The "ch" in Chianina is pronounced like a "k".)
- Cows can detect odor up to 5 miles away.
- Cows are ruminants, members of the suborder Ruminantia (order Artiodactyla).
- The native home of the Tarentaise cow is very mountainous; no other French cattle graze in an area with as high an altitude and such dramatic changes in elevation.
- Canadienne cattle were developed in Canada from animals imported from France (Normandy and Brittany) during the 1600s and 1700s.
- A cow stands up and lies down about 14 times a day.
- Red Sindhi cattle are usually a deep red, but can range in color from light red or brown through to dark red or dark brown. They have a hump on their shoulder area.
- The Danish Red is, as could be expected, red. The bull is a darker color than the cow.
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Last updated: October 13, 2013
This site has been online since December, 1999