Myrrha answered Sunday January 18 2009, 9:44 am: Dairy cows come in all colors. Basically, a dairy cow is female, has had at least one calf, and is a milk producer for a farm. Beef cattle are raised to certain point then butchered. They usually live for maybe a year tops before they are butchered, and they never are bred if they are going to be butchered. So, if your painting is of a milk producing cow, it is a dairy cow. If it isn't, then you could really go with whatever you like. [ Myrrha's advice column | Ask Myrrha A Question ]
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