Young kids who like animals like cows will love this free printable cow and calf coloring pages resource. Cow, a member of the subfamily Bos, is a commonly raised livestock. Cows are found in almost all of the continents of the world, except for in Antarctica. They are herbivores by nature, and as such, they only eat grass and plants. They are commonly raised due to the milk they produce and also for their meat. A cow can produce about 30 liters (6 gal) of milk daily for ten months after the birth of the calf. A calf is the young one or children of a cow. They are born after nine months. And they can stand within a few minutes of their birth and can also suckle within an hour. A female calf is called a heifer, while a male calf is called a bull calf. A heifer is a calf that hasn't yet given birth to any offspring.
Did you know? It's not just the young of a cow that are called a calf; the young ones of whales, elephants, and rhinoceros are also called a calf.