It’s official. Guinness World Records has confirmed that a Canadian cow has broken the record for lifetime milk production. Read more.
On April 9, Dairy Herd Network told you that the cow had laid claim to the record, but it still wasn't official at that time.
Gillette Emperor Smurf has produced 478,163 pounds of milk over 15 years.
“That’s the equivalent of more than one million glasses of milk,” notes her owner, Eric Patenaude, of Embrun, Ontario, Canada.
The previous record was set in 2006 by a Michigan cow, Tacoma Mark My-Word, which was credited with 471,900 pounds of milk.