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25 Amazing Facts About Cow | Amazing Facts 4U

  1. Cows are social animals, and they naturally form large herds. And like people, they will make friends and bond to some herd members, while avoiding others.
  2. Fact is cows are not indigenous to America. Columbus brought some with him on his second voyage. It became a law that each ship had to have one cow for every five people.
  3. Cattle have amazing 360° panoramic vision. This helps them to see predators coming from any direction.
  4. Cows produce around 90 percent of the milk in the world.
  5. Amazing fact is a cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in its lifetime.
  6. The gestation period for a cow is nine months, which is the same as humans.
  7. Cows are red-green colorblind.
  8. In a bullfight, its the waving of the cape that attracts the bull not the red color.
  9. Cows can amazingly sleep standing up.
  10. The average domestic cow sleeps only about four hours a day.
  11. You can lead a cow upstairs, but not downstairs. Cow’s knees can’t bend properly to walk downstairs.
  12. It’s amazing that cows can run faster than horses when it comes to soggy places. Their cloven hooves and toes spread so their feet do not sink and get stuck, unlike the solid-foot horses.
  13. A cow produces an amazing  200 times more gas a day than a normal person.
  14.  Just one cow gives enough methane gas to fill 400 liter bottles per day.
  15. The flatulation from domesticated cows produce about 30% of the methane on this planet.
  16. A cow averages 40,000 jaw movements a day.
  17. Amazingly cows only have teeth on the bottom. Cows do not have any upper front teeth. Instead they have a thick pad on the top jaw.
  18. Cows have a single stomach, but four digestive compartments.
  19. Fact is cows can’t vomit.
  20. Cows have a great sense of smell. They can smell something up to 6 miles away.
  21. Cattle are extremely curious creatures and investigate anything and everything.
  22. Amazing fact is taht cows have 800 (and possibly more) blood types in contrast to just 4 types in humans.
  23. Cows are the only mammals that pee backwards.
  24. An American Cow called Fawn she was swept up by a tornado in 1963 and carried half a mile, only to land safely in another farmer’s field. Five years later, another tornado carried her over a bus. She survived this too.
  25. Amazingly cows and deer face north or south to gaze. They do this all over the world.

By Amazing Facts 4U Team

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