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Daily Water Supply Needs

cows
Daily Needs (per head)  Gallons Range 
Dairy Cow 20 15-25
Beef Cow -Calf Pair 15 12-20
Yearling Bovine 10 6-14
Horse 10 8-14
Sheep 2 2-3

Reference: Watering Systems for Grazing Livestock, Great Lakes Basin Grazing Network and Michigan State University Extension

 

 

 

For more forage information contact Dr. Keith Johnson: johnsonk@purdue.edu

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