Dairy Management and Production

How many dairy cows are there in the US?


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2011-05-06 23:18:24
2011-05-06 23:18:24

There are about 9 million dairy cows in the United States.

Dairy cows can make a lot more milk than in the past. In the 1940's there were 25 million cows.


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