Dairy farmer Eric Patenaude kisses his Guinness World Records champion milking cow, has provided 216,891 kg of milk during her lifetime.
Most milk produced in a lifetime: Canadian cow sets world record
To dairy farmers the world over, Smurf is a celebrity cow.
Smurf, a 16-year-old Holstein cow has produced more than 57,000 gallons of milk (that’s 216,891 kg or 478,163 pounds) in now 12 lactations – and is still producing – at “La Ferme Gilette” in Embrun, Ontario, just outside Ottawa, has broken the Guinness World Record for most milk produced over a lifetime. In the history of the world, no cow has been her equal.
The Patenaude family of Embrun, Ontario, has a long history in the country. It has been nine generations since the family first arrived from France, and the family has flourished. The family farm run by Gilles Patenaude and his sons was originally purchased by his grandfather back in 1881. Although originally a commercial production dairy, since 1980 Gilles and his sons, Marc, Louis, Vincent and Mathieu, have built the business into a top-class purebred Holstein breeding facility.
Their cows are all registered Holsteins, with about 450 cows milking, a similar number of dry cows and replacement heifers and about 100 bulls. Ferme Gillette is well known for producing excellent breeding bulls, with sales to A.I. units around the Canada and export sales around the world. Milking takes place three times a day in a double-12 parallel parlour with a pipeline. While Canada has long been renowned for the quality of its Holstein cattle, the previous record-holder was from Japan. It remains to be seen what Gillette Emperor Smurf final production record will be.
The six-year-old Manikyam lives in Atholi in the south Indian state of Kerala the God’s own Country. It’s
measuring only 61.5 centimeters from the hoof to the withers, Her owner, farmer and environmentalist NV Balakrishnan, obtained the cow as a new-born calf, and despite feeding her and raising her exactly like the other cows on his farm, her growth stalled at just over two feet. She was officially confirmed as the world’s shortest last year, smashing the previous record of 69.07 centimetres. This is officially the world’s shortest cow.
A Great Dane dog named George also known as “Giant George” is the tallest dog ever by Guinness World Records. George was born on November 17, 2005, and was owned by David Nasser .
While measured 42 5/8 inches high (109 cm) at the midpoint of the neck and his legitimate height was 39 1/8 inches (99 cm) at the withers and he weighed 245 pounds (111 kg),At the time of his death on October 17, 2013, Giant George resided in Tucson, Arizona.
Tallest Cow in the World
“Blosom” a Holstein Cow was the tallest cow to have ever lived and recognized by Guinness World Records. The giant Holstein, who stood just over 6 feet, 2 inches tall, died May 26 at the age of 13 after suffering an irreparable leg injury. The video and photos honor the tallest Cow will be featured in the 2016 Guinness Book of World Records.
Heaviest Cattle in the World
“Trigger” the Friesian is a 6ft 5in Bullock and still growing, Weighing in at nearly 1.2 tonnes and measuring a staggering 14ft from nose to tail,
World’s tallest living horse
Jake is World’s tallest living horse recognized by the Guinness World Records.w. He is just a quarter-inch short of 6 feet 11 inches, and weighs about 2,600 pounds.
A Cow which doesn’t even have a name but it just having a ear tag number “4307” produces about 100 liters of Milk per day . the cow has been maintained in Al Ain Dairy which is one of the largest dairy farms in the Middle East, has about 6,000 high yielding cows.
According to Al Ain Dairy officials, it is the most productive cow in the company, which can give about 100 liters of milk per day, The cow is being milched three times a day. This cow, number 4307 is being called as “Super Cow” informally. The nine-year-old has already produced more than one million litres of milk so far — 1,040,000 to be precise,” “This super cow could be the most productive cow in the Minnddle East. It was born at Al Ain Dairy. We are proud of her. She is exceptional. We have about 6,000 cows in our farm,” The cow was initially producing milk like any other cow, but after a few years it started increasing the production. It is a black and white Holstein from Netherlands, says Kingston Fernandez, marketing Manager, Al Ain Dairy.
We consider 20 years is extremely old age for a Cow but a cow named “Big Bertha” lived 49 years old which holds two Guinness World Records, one is for being the oldest cow ever lived in the world and another record for lifetime breeding, having produced 39 calves.
Apart from this this cow also managed to help raise $75,000 for cancer by making celebrity appearances at cattle shows. Big Bertha was born in Ireland on 17 March 1945 on St Patrick’s Day. It is a Droimeann breed of Cattle (a native Irish cattle breed), The cow was bought at a cattle show by Jerome O’Leary and he reared her at his farm near the market town of Kenmare in County Kerry, southwest Ireland.The cow lived for 49 years and died on December 31st of 1992.