An eclectic collection of facts, trivia and statistics about various foods, beverages, plants and animals

You are here > Home

Also see: Food Articles and Cooking Tips



From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training & Degrees -  Associates, Bachelors & Masters - More than 1,000 schools & classes listed for all 50 States, Online and Worldwide


FREE Magazines
and other Publications

An extensive selection of free magazines and other publications

See Also: Dairy Cattle; Milk; Beef; Cattle; Ranches;
Dairy Product Articles; Flatulence


An average cow burps about 600 pints of methane gas per day.

It takes all the milk from 330,000 cows each year to fill the fluid milk needs of Wal-Mart. It takes about 700,000 cows to make all of their dairy items.
One cow produces about 350,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.

Cows eat for about 6 hours each day and spend about 8 hours chewing cud.

Archaeological evidence indicates that Britons were milking cows at least 6,000 years ago.

The World Championship Cow Chip Throw is held each April in Beaver, Oklahoma.

The record milk production for a single cow in a year is 55,660 pounds of milk.

2,500 gallons of blood must flow through a cow's udder each day to maintain a production of about 6 gallons of milk per day. That's 10 tons of blood to produce 50 pounds of milk.

It takes about 350 squirts for each gallon of milk from a cow.

On August 18, 1953, four cows in Stearns county Minnesota were picked up by a tornado and set down unharmed.

More people are attacked by cows than by sharks.

The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 that destroyed much of the city, has long been blamed on Mrs. Kate O'Leary's cow kicking over a lamp. In 1997 the Chicago City Council, after looking in to the matter,  passed a resolution exonerating Mrs. O'Leary and her cow. The real culprit may never be known, but at least we now know Kate and her cow are innocent.



  COOKBOOKS to COW CHIPS   |   Cookbooks   |   Cookies   |   Cooking Oils   |   Cooks   |   Cool Whip   |   Coprolite   |   Coquilles St. Jacques   |   Coriander   |   Corn Trivia & Facts   |   Corn Statistics   |   Corn Cake, Corncake   |   Corn Chips   |   Corn Dodger   |   Corn Dog   |   Corned, Corn   |   Corned Beef & Cabbage   |   Cornelian Cherry   |   Cornell Bread   |   Corn Flakes   |   Cornflower   |   Cornichon   |   Cornish Game Hens   |   Corn Muffins   |   Cornpone   |   Corn Salad   |   Corn Smut   |   Corn Syrup   |   Costmary   |   Cottage Cheese   |   Cottage Fries   |   Cotton Candy   |   Cottonseeds & Oil   |   Coulibiac   |   Country Ham   |   Courgette   |   Cous Cous   |   Cows   |   Cowberry   |   Cowboy Slang   |   Cow Parsnip   |   Cowpea   |   Cow Chips  
  Home   |   About Us & Contact Us   |   Bibliography   |   Food History Articles   |   Food Timeline   |   Free Magazines   |   Other Links  

Please feel free to link to any pages of from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail:
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2015 James T. Ehler and unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.
You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission. Logo



Popular Pages

Free Food Magazine Subscriptions


Recipe Videos, Food Safety, Food Science, Food Festivals, Vintage Commercials, etc.