Cows: The Most Diverse Cattle

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Cows are the most widespread cattle. There are over 1 billion cows that live in the world. They live on every continent except Antarctica. A female who has given birth is called a cow. A female who has not given birth is called a heifer. A baby cow is called a calf.
Cows weigh between 400-1,600 pounds. They drink 35 gallons a water a day and eat 50 pounds of food a day. Cows are herbivores meaning they eat grasses, plants, corn. They do not eat meat.
Cows are raised as livestock for meat, as dairy animals for milk and other dairy products. Cows do not produce milk until after they have given birth. A cow can produce 6 gallons of milk a day! In some countries they are also used to pull carts and plows. People also make use of their skin as

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