Docker Park Farm Visitor Center Lancashire Docker Park Farm's Cow Factfile

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Fact - The smallest type of cow is a breed called Dexter,
which was bred a small size for household living.

Fact - Cows were domesticated about 5,000 years ago.

Fact - Cows can see colour.

Fact - Cows can detect odours up to 5 miles away.

Fact - A 1,000 pound cow produces an average of
10 tons of manure a year.

Fact - Per day, a cow spends 6 hours eating and 8 hours chewing cud.

Fact - The average cow drinks about 30 gallons of water
and eats about 95 pounds of feed per day.

Fact - A cow stands up and lies down about 14 times a day.

Fact - A cow's heart beats between 60 and 70 beats per minute.

Fact - Cows can hear lower and higher frequencies better than humans.

For Bookings and Information please Contact:
Lindsey or Ned at Docker Park Farm Visitor Centre in Lancashire
on 015242 21331