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How long do dairy cows live for?

How long do dairy cows live for?

On average, dairy cows live to about 6 and a half years. The life of a dairy cow has many stages from a wobbly legged calf, to a fully grown adult. Once she’s reached maturity she could become a mother herself (perhaps several times over), but she’s also a friend to the other animals in her herd and a fantastic milk producer for the farmer.

Why not check out our Cow of the Month section where you can read more about individual dairy cows and their personalities.