Monday, September 14, 2015

Fact of the Day: Cow Sleep

The average human needs about eight hours of sleep per day. The average cow gets about four hours of sleep per day.

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  1. Good looking "milker" - a Holstein Friesian.
    Perfect and placid dairy cows.
    B J Hunnicut (M.A.S.H. - Aussie group)

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  2. Dang, that's a lot of time spent chewing cud.

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  3. do they sleep standing like the horses?

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    1. NO

      They sit down - not flat out either. Surely you have seen this when
      travelling past a farm.
      B J Hunnicut

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    2. Do horse sleep standing? My horse sure didn't.

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  4. That's a good thing for all to know...every day things in a way...

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  5. All that chewing keeps them up i guess

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  6. With such a busy life, I can see why. Who has time to sleep?

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  7. That's udderly fascinating!
    And THAT'S udderly silly.
    Moo.

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  8. Neat to learn new stuff. I had no idea.

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    1. NO!
      B J Hunnicut.
      Were you not a teacher???????????????????????????????????

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    2. Something tells me they don't sleep standing.

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  10. Hello Adam!:) We've had Jersey milkers in the past and I never noticed, thanks for this info. A late congratulations on your marriage to Daisy, and every happiness.:)

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  11. I always know when it is partly cloudy because of the cows.

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