Two Breeds, One Choice

By Sheyenne Blackwell

Facts about Holstein cows

* Most popular

* Poorest Grazer

* Normal production life- 6 years

* Averages 2,219 gallons of milk

Facts about Guernsey cows

* Referred to as Golden Guernsey because of the golden color of milk produced

* Fawn with white markings

* High butter fat and protein production

* Averages 1,557 gallons of milk

One Choice

I would choose the Holstein cow because it is most popular and has the largest amount of milk. The butterfat and protein are low. And the markings are very pretty. They have a normal production life of 6 years and they are the top producer.