*There are about 11 million cows in America. They will make about 57.5 billion quarts a year.
*It takes 12 pounds of whole milk to make one gallon of ice cream.
*It takes 21.2 pounds of whole milk to make one pound of butter.
*Vanilla is America's favorite ice cream flavor.
*Cows have an acute sense of smell- they can smell something up to 6 miles away!
*An average dairy cow weighs about 1,400 pounds.
*There are approximately 340-350 squirts in a gallon of milk.
*Cows drink 35 gallons of water a day-- the equivalent of a bathtub full of water.
*It takes an average of 50 licks to polish off a single-scoop ice cream cone. Challenge your family to a Lick-a-Thon, and see who finishes first.
*Consumer spending on dairy products is $74.6 Billion dollars annually about 1.33% of personal income.