Red Lodge Public Schools

Fun Farm Facts
 
 
  •  Americans today consume 17.3 billion quarts of popped popcorn each year
  • The average American eats 68 quarts of popcorn
  • Mature turkeys have more than 3,500 feathers
  • There are 47 different breeds of sheep in the U.S.
  • Elevators in the Statue of Liberty use a soybean based hydraulic fluid
  • Like snowflakes no two cows have the exact pattern of spots
  • The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds
  • The heaviest turkey ever weighed 86 pounds
  • There are 350 squirts in a gallon of milk
  • The average dairy cow produces 1,500 gallons(525,000 squirts) of milk each year
  • The proper name for a group of goats is a trip
  • Goats can swim well
  • Goats discovered coffee beans
  • Goats do not eat tin cans
  • Wild goats do not sleep
  • A sheep named Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned from a somatic cell
  • In Scotland stealing a sheep can result in being hung

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