In 2002, a cow jumped a 6 foot fence at a slaughterhouse in Cincinnati, only to evade police officers for 11 days, making national news headlines, and eventually living out the rest of its life in NY.
Happier cows really do produce more milk, and simply calling cows by individual names ups production by 3.5%.
Emily the cow escaped from a slaughterhouse minutes before her turn at the abattoir, wandered for 40 days eluding capture, went on to live for 8 more years before getting a memorial on her grave.
Cows enjoy solving problems and have been known to jump into the air excitedly when they finally crack a tough one.
Methane gas released by dairy cows has caused an explosion in a cow shed in Germany. Cows each produce hundreds of litres of methane a day, and methane can have explosive potential if it reaches the right concentrations.
Cows have best friends and get stressed when they are separated.
It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year’s supply of footballs.
Cows that are given names produce more milk.