Holstein

Holstein

Meet Ms. Holstein! She is the best known of the types of cows belonging to the dairy breeds, with her black-and-white spotted body.

Characteristics: Holstein cows are large in size, weighing about 1,500 pounds in maturity.

History: The Holstein cow originated from the Netherlands, and was first imported to the United States in the 1850s.

Fun Fact: No two Holstein cows have the same spots!