Daviess Co. students learn how to milk dairy cows

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Students at one Daviess County School are discovering how a lunchroom staple is made.

East View Elementary students learned how a dairy cow is milked from Southland Dairy farmers.

They met Daisy, a dairy cow from another Kentucky farm.

Students learned about the process, how a cow produces milk, and how much food and water a cow eats and drinks a day.

“I think it was pretty cool, and I learned a lot of new things about a cow. I learned that a cow drinks about a full bathtub of water per day.”

The kids were also taught the importance of dairy farming.

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(This story was originally published on March 13, 2019)

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