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.

21 comments:

Huggybear said...

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

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

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

DEZMOND said...

do they sleep standing like the horses?

bj said...

Interesting fact, Adam...

Huggybear said...

NO

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

Martha said...

I guess they just don't need that much sleep.

Christine said...

Interesting!

Margaret D said...

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

stephen Hayes said...

I always thought cows looked tired.

Pat Hatt said...

All that chewing keeps them up i guess

A Beer for the Shower said...

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

Al Penwasser said...

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

The Happy Whisk said...

Neat to learn new stuff. I had no idea.

Kay said...

Do they sleep standing up?

Huggybear said...

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

Breathtaking said...

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.:)

Anonymous said...

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

Linda said...

I love cows. :)

Linda said...

I love cows. :)

Blue Grumpster said...

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

Blue Grumpster said...

Something tells me they don't sleep standing.