How much water do cows have to drink to produce milk?
This really depends on the salinity of the feed, the time of year, climate, weather, heat index, etc. Since milk is 98 to 99% water, most of the water a cow drinks goes into milk production in addition to the cow's bodily needs for water. Lactating cows tend to drink more water than cows that are dry.
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200,0000 Glasses of milk
In North America most dairy cows produce about 8 gallons per day, or about 20,000 pounds per year.
A "Dairy Cow" (not a normal cow) will produce around 19,576 pounds of milk per year, or 2,276 US Gallons per year.
A dairy cow will drink upwards of 40 to 50 gal. of water per day.
The amount of milk that a cow gives per lifetime depends on the breed, the most common breeds of dairy cattle produce the following amount of milk per lifetime. Aryshire: 15,0…94 lbs. Brown Swiss: 16,701 lbs. Guernsey: 14,070 lbs. Holstein: 20,318 lbs. Jersey: 14,275 lbs. Milking Shorthorn: 13,930 lbs. Red and White Holstein: 19,967 lbs.
A lactating cow, dairy or no, typically drinks around 10% of her body weight in water per day.
Water intake depends on many factors including humidity and airtemperature, salinity of the feed, physiological needs/stressors,size of the cow, how much milk that cow produce…s per milking or perday, location (as in latitude and climate), etc. This means that numbers will vary. Some sources say two gallons,others claim as much as ten.
Ayrshire cattle will have an average milk yield of 15,094 lbs. Keeping in mind that this amount can change per cow, from area to area and from feed being digested.
It contains about 87 percent water and 13 percent solids
A Limousin cow can be expected to produce as much as 10 to 20 lbs of milk per day.
Answer: None . No milk can produce a cow. But, a cow canproduce milk, and depending on the breed! A cow can produceanywhere from 10 to 20 pounds of milk per day (typical beef… breeds)to over 40 pounds (typical dairy breeds like the Holstein).