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Facts about 5 breeds of cattle

Cows come in many shapes and sizes, and breeds! The number of recognized cattle breeds varies, but it is estimated that there are over 250 different types of cows worldwide. There are Holsteins, Jerseys, the Brown cow who makes chocolate milk (we all wish that was true), and more.

Each breed has different benefits due to its genetic makeup, which allows them to have different purposes like dairy, work, or meat. Different species of cows are fit for certain climates, so the location of the cow and breed are just some of the things to consider when picking a herd.

Here are a few facts about different cow breeds.

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Highlights from World Dairy Expo 2022

If you want to know anything about dairy or cows, World Dairy Expo is the place to be. Hosted in Madison, Wisconsin from October 2 to 7, the expo was filled with show cows' along with new and emerging dairy technologies.

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Is the dairy industry growing?

We’ve heard it all. Almond milk this, soy milk that, oat, hemp, cashew, coconut… To quote the comedian Jack Whitehall, "Can we stop milking things already?!" But the big question we often get asked in the dairy industry is:

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