According to the University of Washington, cows sleep for approximately 3.9 hours per day, meaning that they spend about 16.9 percent of the day sleeping. Adult humans sleep for approximately 8 hours per day, which repre... More »

Lions sleep up to 20 hours a day. They spend the remainder of their time hunting, socializing, mating and grooming. They are most likely to be active in the late afternoon and at night. More »

According to a 2013 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 6.6 million cows were commercially slaughtered in the U.S. in 2012, which results in an average of 18,032 cows killed each day. Including steers and hei... More »

A few hours after a cow is born, cows are usually removed from their mother, but they stay in their group until they reach the age of five. After the newborn calf is removed from its mother, it is fed milk replacer or ac... More »

On average Jersey cows can produce 6 gallons of milk a day. The milk that Jersey cows produce also contain the highest percentage of butterfat. More »

A photographer can get good pictures of cattle by using a digital camera with a built-in flash, allowing the animals to get used to him, not taking pictures in the middle of the day, having an assistant photographer and ... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Barnyard Mammals

When given high-quality feed, cows generally consume from 2.2 to 2.5 percent of their body weight per day or around 11 to 12.5 pounds of food per day for a 500-pound cow. Feed quality, percentage of body fat, frame size ... More »