10 Fun Fact About Milk

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Unless you are a vegan or lactose intolerance, then these are just facts. But nonetheless, keep on scrolling.


1
It used to take a person 1 hour to milk 6 cows by hand. Today, a person can milk 100 cows in an hour with modern machines.

2
The average cow produces 90 glasses of milk each day - or about 200,000 glasses of milk throughout her life.

3
Yak's milk is pink.

4
Blue whale calves drink as much as 132 gallons of milk a day. A baby whale can increase its weight by 200 pounds in one day.

5
99% of all U.S. households purchase milk.

6
Only 30% of teenage boys and 12% of teenage girls meet the recommended daily dairy requirements.

7
Milk is comprised of 85 to 95% water.

8
Farmers measure milk in pounds, not gallons.

9
June is official National Dairy Month.

10
Fresh milk will stay fresher longer if you add a pinch of salt to each quart.