Books - Dairy Articles




From Cow to Shoe


Follows a cow hide from the tannery where it is soaked, scraped, stretched, and sometimes dyed to the shoe factory where it is cut and stitched together to make shoes.

How a Cow Stopped the World


How important are cattle? How many things in our life do they impact? This book helps put cattle's importance in perspective.

A Day at Our Dairy Farm


This book is about dairy cows. Real pictures are used to tell the story of how the milk gets from the cow to you. A simple, yet very informative way to launch into a unit on farm animals.

Clarabelle; Making Milk and So Much More


Following a day in the life of Clarabelle, one of 1,200 cows on a Wisconsin dairy farm, we learn what it takes for a cow to produce life-giving milk and also by-products like electricity. Vibrant, close-up photographs capture Clarabelle, her calf, and the youngest members of this multi-generational farm family.

Click, Clack, Moo; Cows That Type


Farmer Brown's problems really begin when his cows start leaving him notes! Come join the fun as a bunch of literate cows turn Farmer Brown's farm upside-down!




COW QUIZ 1. Where is the Brown Swiss cow from? 2. How much milk does a cow produce in a day? 3. Which one of the cow’s four stomachs rhymes with “Yo! Chase ’em!”? The answers to these and many other questions about cows can be found in the amusing but factual book about, you guessed it, COWS! With his clever and humorous text, Jules Older has again collaborated with popular Ben & Jerry’s illustrator Lyn Severance. This book is chock-full of facts with rich, bold colors that shouldn’t be missed.



An introduction to dairy cows and their life on a farm.

Cows have Calves


An introduction to the life cycle of cattle from birth to adult, discussing appearance, food, instinct, and nurturing.

Cows on the Farm


Text and photographs describe cows and how they are raised.

Cows on the Farm (Farm Animals)


Learn more about cattle, including where they sleep, what they eat, and what they look like!