FARM FACTS

  • 600 gallons of milk produced each hour
  • Milk 220 cows per hour, 48 stalls (24 each side)
  • Dairy cows drink 25 - 50 gallons of water every day
  • A full grown Holstein cow weighs between 1,100 and 1,500 pounds
  • Each Dairy cow can eat 90 pounds of food every day
  • 12,500 gallons of milk is shipped every day
  • Computer System
    • Identify cows
    • milk production & lactation
    • activity to monitor illness & estrus
    • conductivity to monitor mastitis
    • sorts cows that need attention