Cows, U.S. Naval Academy Dairy Farm, Gambrills, Maryland, June 1999. Photo by Diane P. Frese.
Daily, a single cow can produce up to 8 gallons of milk, consume about 80 pounds of feed, and drink 30 to 40 gallons of water. Milked twice a day, Maryland cows produced 1.365 billion pounds of milk in 1999.
April 1, 2001
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