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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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.
Plus we have some additional
fun gift ideas. Something for everyone!
MadonCows sent this photo of a new born Holstein:
Newborn at The Orchard Farm, Twemlow, Cheshire, UK
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
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(All guest cows that have appeared on the homepage
are on one of the guest cows pages, always available for you to enjoy.)
From Niki in WA, Australia:
Xacery and his mum, Delight, doing a little grazing
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!
- Modern domestic cattle are believed to belong to either the species Bos taurus (Holstein, Jersey, Guernsey, Brown Swiss, for example), or the species Bos indicus which are humped cattle like the Red Sindhi. Some cattle are a cross between these two species.
- The South Devon are usually a light brownish-red. The skin has a light red pigment. The muzzle is wide and buff colored.
- A cow's heart beats between 60 and 70 beats per minute.
- The Holstein produces the most milk of all breeds.
- The Watusi has the biggest horns -- the horns' spread can reach up to 8 feet across, and the diameter of the horns at the base can be as large as 8 inches.
- The average weight of a Milking Shorthorn cow is 1,400 pounds.
- Bos indicus type cattle have several features that distinguish them from European cattle: long, pendulous ears, a hump over the shoulder and neck area, and a large throatlatch and dewlap which have a lot of excess skin.
- Cows are ruminants, members of the suborder Ruminantia (order Artiodactyla).
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Last updated: June 16, 2014
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