Aberdeen Angus Cattle

Height & Weight

The average Dairy Cow has an overall height of 62.0"-69.0" (5’2”-5’9”) | 1.6-1.8 m, withers (shoulder) height of 54.0"-60.0" (4’6”-5’) | 1.37-1.5 m, and body length of 92.0"-103.0" (7’8”-8’7”) | 2.3-2.6 m. A typical Dairy Cow weighs between 1,400-2,000 lb | 635-907 kg .

Sleep & Food

Grass-fed cows eat (mostly) grass, while grain-fed cows eat (mostly) an unnatural diet based on corn and soy during the latter part of their lives. Cows like to lay down and sleep, sleeping for only 4 hours at a time.

Fun Fact

• You can lead a cow upstairs, but not downstairs. Cows knees can’t bend properly to walk downstairs. • Cattle are herbivores that eat vegetation such as grass. • Cattle stomachs have four chambers which help break down what they eat. • There are well over 1 billion cattle in the world. • Cattle are sacred in India. • There are an estimated 300 million cattle in India. • Young cattle are generally known as calves.