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Contents

Farm and Animal Facts

Dairy Farming Today- virtual tour of a modern dairy farm


How Do Cows Make Milk? (PDF)


What Do Cows Eat? (PDF)


What is Forage? (PDF)


Forage is Good for the Environment! (PDF)


Classroom Resources

4-H Dairy Cattle Online Activities- various activities for 4-H kids to complete on a dairy cattle project


All about Dairy Cows - Elementary School (PDF)- booklet of fun facts and activities from the National Agricultural Library


All about Dairy Cows- Middle School (PDF)- booklet of fun facts and activities from the National Agricultural Library


Kidz Zone- activities, games, and quizzes about dairy cows


Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory - AIPL Kid's Corner


Hilmar Cheese Company - virtual tour: From Cow to Calcium


Diet, Nutrition and Food Facts

Dairy food facts from the Dairy Council of California

International Dairy Federation- The "Dairy and You" section contains FAQ's, Factsheets, and publications about milk and other dairy products.

National Dairy Council- diet and nutrition information as it relates to dairy products


Nutrition Explorations- fun and easy way to teach and learn nutrition


SUDIA- information about milk and dairy products

Breeds of Dairy Cattle

Oklahoma State Breeds Website- information about various breeds of cattle


American Guernsey Association


American Jersey Cattle Association


American Milking Shorthorn Society


U.S. Ayrshire Breeders Association


Brown Swiss Association


Holstein Association USA


Red and White Dairy Cattle Association

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