Jersey Cow grouped with other Jersey Cows in a field.

Meet the Jersey cow – known for her large eyes and brown color, Jerseys also give milk that is high in butterfat and has a yellowish tinge.


These are the types of dairy of cows which are typically light to medium brown in color, though this can range from being almost grey to dull black. They are small in size, weighing about 1,000 pounds in maturity. The Jersey cattle has broader faces with prominent eyes and long eyelashes which endears this breed to many people.


The Jersey cow originated from the Island of Jersey, a small British Island in the English Channel near France

Fun Fact

In the 1930s, the Borden Co. introduced Elsie the Cow, a Jersey as their own cartoon mascot!

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