Do dairy farmers live with their cows?
Is dairy farming regulated?
Absolutely! Dairy farms are inspected regularly by their milk co-ops, the state and the FDA. There is a comprehensive set of requirements for Grade A milk safety during on-farm handling, shipping and processing.
Brown cows make chocolate milk, right?
How do you tell cows apart?
How much milk does a cow give each day?
What do cows eat?
Most dairy farmers feed what is called a Total Mixed Ration (TMR) that combines multiple ingredients into one perfectly balanced meal for the cows.
How much does a cow eat?
What do you call male and female dairy animals?
Are dairy animals with horns bulls?
How does a cow produce milk?
Why would farmers treat a cow with antibiotics?
Why can you see a dairy cow’s bones?
Are dairy cows mistreated on farms?
Why are calves separated from their mothers?
Why does milk have sugar?
True or false? People who are sensitive to lactose should avoid milk and all dairy foods.
- Lactose intolerance doesn’t mean dairy intolerance. Hard cheeses and cultured dairy products like yogurt have little or no lactose. Lactose-free dairy milk is also a good choice.
True or false? Flavored milk isn’t good for you due to added sugar.
- Research shows children who drink flavored milk meet more of their nutrient needs, do not consume more added sugar, fat or calories, and are not heavier in weight than non-milk drinkers. Milk, whether it’s flavored or plain white, contains nine essential vitamins and minerals, including protein and calcium.