The Dairy Cow Birthing Center at the New York State Fair

NYS Fair

The cows at the Dairy Cow Birthing Center today are from Merrell Dairy in Wolcott, NY

(Aug. 21-22) Merrell Dairy in Wolcott, New York. It is a third generation dairy farm that milks 2,700 cows. Take a peak at Merrell Dairy and hear what they have to say about caring for their cows.

Presented by


New York Animal Agriculture Coalition

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

2014 Dairy Cow Birthing Center

Welcome to the 24-7 live webcam of the Dairy Cow Birthing Center. This is a free educational exhibit at the New York State Fair in Syracuse, New York, that showcases three live births of baby cows daily. The purpose of this exhibit is to share in real-time one of the many miracles of modern animal agriculture. Over the course of the 12 days of the State Fair, a total of 36 cows will give birth to a baby calf, representing the start of milk production and a unique opportunity for you to learn more about New York’s dairy farms and the care dairy farmers and veterinarians provide their animals.

The exhibit is organized and hosted by the New York Animal Agriculture Coalition, in cooperation with the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University. To follow the conversation around the Dairy Cow Birthing Center, use #uddermiracles on social media channels. To learn more about this exhibit and New York’s dairy industry in general, visit www.nyanimalag.org.

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