cow image - Meet Ms. Jersey

Meet Ms. Jersey – known for her large eyes and brown color, Jerseys also give milk that is high in butterfat.

Characteristics

These are the types of cows which are typically light to medium brown in color, though this can range from being almost grey to dull black. She is small in size, weighing about 1,000 pounds in maturity. She has a broad face with prominent eyes and long eyelashes which endears this breed to many people.

History

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

Fun Fact

In the 1930s, the Borden Co. introduced Elsie the Cow, a Jersey!

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