FRIESIAN COWS

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Scientific Name: Bos Taurus Origin: Europe Life Span: 15 Years Average Size: 147cm (at the shoulder)

5 FACTS:

  1. Cows have a great sense of smell. They can smell something up to 6 miles away
  2. Cows have almost total 360-degree panoramic vision – perfect for taking in the views at Tapnell Farm!
  3. The typical cow stands up and sits down about 14 times a day
  4. 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
  5. An average cow has more than 40,000 jaw movements in a day

You will usually find our Friesian Calves in the Calf Feeding Area (Seasonal)