lots of work; up every day at 4 plus haul hay all summer, did I mention  chopping through pond ice in winter?

A Holstein spots are like a fingerprint or a snowflake. No two cows have exactly the same spot patterns.

Holstein Cow Art 8x10 Print by Dottie Dracos, Holstein 2 white blaze on blue. $12.00, via Etsy.

Holstein Cow Art Print by Dottie Dracos, Holstein 2 white blaze on blue

Holstein Cow 1 Head And Chest Painting by Dottie Dracos - Holstein Cow 1 Head And Chest Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale

baby cows

A couple cuties. My fav animals of all time. Glad I can work with them when ever I want!

awkwardandvegan: “bb-shine: “ Cows smelling flowers ” Cows are so beautiful omg ”

momma cow and her calf

Country ~♥~ Life ◦✩☼◦ "First Christmas" by Bonnie Mohr.really don't want your cows to calve before winter.but in the spring (when deer are dropping their fawns--makes more sense!

Did you know there are over 900 different breeds of cows?  Thats a lot of breeds.  Early on in my illustrating process, I knew I had to decide which breed my character should be.  It took some rese...

Breeds of Dairy Cows

Milk cow breed chart - These cattle have much different faces than beef cattle.more long and slender. They are more bony in their hip area.

Holstein Cow

Cow - I see you down there.:O) - Dedham, Essex, England - Monday September 2007