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!
Clive sent these pictures of calves at the University, and a of bovine that is certainly not a calf:
Different pose of cuteness
24 hours old
Bull from Hulse Farm, Lach Dennis, Cheshire
Clive shared this photo of a little bull calf, less than a week old:
Clive and Madoncows would like to introduce Sir George:
Sir George wants a closer look
Or a sniff
Clive shared two photos of a two-day old heifer:
Audrey, who had shared photos of her old cow car, had to get a new one. She
writes, "I had let the COW CAR go to pasture, but it took me several months taking off everything on my old town car to put on the new town car 2001. But we did it with help from many friends and the Military -- we got her back on the road. Bette had a complete make over and the cow car is flasher than ever. She moo's and has many other sounds too. I had the other car for almost ten years and we are hoping for the same with this one...I made her a tribute to Bette."
Donna also sent some photos of the new cow car...
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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.)
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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".)
- The mean gestation period for Holsteins is 279 days. The mean gestation period for Brown Swiss is 290 days.
- The Dutch Belted is a black cow with a white "belt." Their history is a bit unclear before the 1600s. A few records and paintings show belted cows grazing on the estates of Dutch nobility before this time.
- 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.
- Yogurt is a fermented milk food that can have a semifluid or custardlike texture.
- Seen any "oreo cookie" cows? Dutch Belted and Belted Galloways are two breeds that are black with a wide white belt around the middle.
- The South Devon are usually a light brownish-red. The skin has a light red pigment. The muzzle is wide and buff colored.
- Canadienne cattle were developed in Canada from animals imported from France (Normandy and Brittany) during the 1600s and 1700s.
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Last updated: April 25, 2015
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