Friday’s Fun Fact! #7

Friday’s Fun Fact!

When I was a kid growing up in Minnesota, my mom’s best friend and her family had a dairy farm in Wisconsin and they named a cow after me! I was so excited when we would visit them so I could visit my special cow and see how dairy farms work.

Did you know that cows produce more milk when they are soothed by music? Stress limits hormones that help with milk production, so there are dairy farmers that want to ensure that their cows are happy by playing relaxing music for them. The music helps increase milk production by 3 percent according to a study in England in 2001.

Now isn’t that a fun fact? Music and its influence on cows!

You can read more here if you would like to learn more about this interesting subject.

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