North Carolina Milk Cows In 1928

Have you ever sat around and wondered how many milk cows North Carolina had in 1928? Have you ever wondered how many cows per person Alleghany County had in 1928? Or maybe Dare County?

If so, you are in luck. The answers are below:

The chart comes from the following pamphlet: Live-At-Home Week In The Public Schools Of North Carolina, February 10-14, 1930; Cp971.89 N87p11

Just in case you can’t read the charts–there were 275,454 milk cows in North Carolina in 1928. Alleghany had the highest per capita total with 2.9 persons per cow, and Dare had the lowest at 164 persons per cow.