Found primarily in Frederick, which produces one-third of the State's milk, and Washington counties, most Maryland milk cows are Holsteins and can be recognized by their large black and white spots. As of 2021, Maryland had some 42,000 milk cows on 325 farms throughout the State.
Grazing cows, U.S. Naval Academy Dairy Farm, Gambrills, Maryland, June 1999. Photo by Diane P. Frese.
Milk Cow, Kinder Farm Park, Millersville, Maryland, August 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
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