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 Subject: weight of a gallon of milk Category: Miscellaneous Asked by: rolandio-ga List Price: \$2.00 Posted: 29 Dec 2002 08:14 PST Expires: 28 Jan 2003 08:14 PST Question ID: 134596
 `what is the weight of a gallon of cow milk?`
 ```Hello Rolandio, According to the MooMilk Website: 1 quart of milk weighs 2.15 pounds http://www.moomilk.com/faq.htm The weight of a gallon of cow’s milk would weigh 4 x 2.15 = 8.6 pounds. Dairy Cow Facts: One gallon of milk weighs 8.6 lbs. Source: North Carolina State University http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/rowan/pubs/dairy/gotmilkfacts2001.htm Search Criteria: weight of a gallon of cow milk I hope you find this helpful. Best Regards, Bobbie7-ga``` Clarification of Answer by bobbie7-ga on 29 Dec 2002 09:30 PST ```"Milk production is generally reported by weight rather than volume. The average dairy cow delivers 60 pounds (27 kg) of milk a day and produces milk an average of 305 days out of the year. (..) Milk weighs almost the same as water-8.6 pounds (3.9 kg) a gallon (3.8 L). Therefore, the average dairy cow produces approximately 7 gallons (26 L) of milk a day and 2140 gallons (7930 L) of milk in 305 milk-producing days a year." Source: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Website http://www.nctm.org/wlme/wlme6/supp_two.htm```