Interesting Cow Facts

  1. You will never see the same shape of a spot on any cow.  They’re kind of like snowflakes.
  2. In the course of a cow’s life nearly 200,000 cups of milk will be withdrawn through her utters.
  3. A cow weighs anywhere between 10 and 25 times as much as we do.
  4. A couple once rented a cow to put it on an elevator with 40 of their friends and relatives as part of a ritual.
  5. A cow once shot another cow in the head by stepping on a loaded rifle left out by a farmer.
  6. If it is too hot when cows die they can explode if not picked up right away.


This project was developed by Sophomore students at Sandpoint High School for the 2001 University of Idaho EdTechQuest.  Contact us if you have any questions or comments.