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Animal Corner- The Oreo Cow

What does an Oreo and a cow have in common? Apart from the fact that milk goes well with cookies, nothing really... unless you're talking about the Belted Galloway. This animal is sometimes called the Oreo Cow due to their coloration, which is black with a white belt-like stripe down the center! Interestingly enough, it is uncertain where this special coloration came from, but like most traits, it is likely…

Animal Corner – The Belted Galloway

Even if you don't know the official name, you've likely seen the Belted Galloway grazing in fields across America. Known for their distinct black and white patter, this cow is sometimes called the Oreo cow since they are black with a distinct white 'belt” in the middle. Those in the cattle industry also sometimes call them “Belties”. While they are primarily considered a beef cow, they are also sometimes used…