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Dairy cows can be purchased in person at cattle stock auctions or through classified advertisements. Classified ads may be available in local print publications, especially those in rural areas with a large number of dai... More »

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Mastitis in dairy cows is caused by bacteria, commonly Streptococcus, Staphyloccocus, and coliform species, according to the Merck Veterinary Manual. Contaminated milking equipment and unwashed hands spread the bacteria ... More »

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An average dairy cow produces between 6 and 7 gallons of milk each day, or approximately 2,500 gallons of milk per year. Dairy farms in the United States produce between 21 and 23 billion gallons of milk each year. More »

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