Watch a Cow Frolic in Fresh Snow at Lollypop Farm

Posted by Mateja Lane
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Some people just prefer the snow!

Cows too, apparently.

There is something about cold, fresh snow that brings out the calf within. Rochester, New York recently got lots of fresh snow and the animals at Lollypop Farm got to play in the fresh snowfall.

Valentine the cow was happy to be outside.

Cows, depending on the breed, are built for the cold. A cow's average body temperature is 102 degrees so they actually prefer colder weather! Their thick skin and coats protect them from subzero temperatures.

Like all farm animals, cows must be fed more hay so they don't have to forage ice-covered ground and so they can produce more energy to keep themselves warm.

Valentine here loves the fresh, powdery snow, and she may love being the center of attention too, from the looks of it. She lives comfortably, surrounded by farm friends at Lollypop Farm. Pigs, goats, chickens, llamas, horses, and more, along with rescue cats and dogs, are up for adoption at the Humane Society of Greater Rochester.

Check them out and see where you can help with their care!

Meanwhile, they'll be taking advantage of all that fresh snow!

Have you ever seen a cow play like this in the snow? Tell us in the comments below. 

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Watch a Cow Frolic in Fresh Snow at Lollypop Farm