We find many animals around us. Some are domestic and some wild. The cow is a domestic animal. It is a four-footed animal. This animal is a very useful animal. In Nepal, it is our national animal.
Cows are of different sizes. Some are big and some are small. The cow does not eat meat. She eats green grass, hay, and maize-powder and so on. She also drinks water. She eats in a peculiar way. She does not chew the food, at first. Firstly, she swallows the food quickly. It is only afterwards, that she takes rest and brings back the food from her stomach. And, she starts chewing slowly the food and eats. The cow has two big eyes and two big ears. It has a long tail. The cow used, it to protect itself from flies and other insects. Its body is covered with thick fur. A cow also contains two horns on her head. The cow gives birth to a baby, which is known by the name ‘calf’. A grown male calf is known as ‘ox’ and a female calf is known as ‘cow‘. The cow is a very simple and friendly animal also.
The cow is a very useful animal. It should care very properly. Cow, dung and the urine of the cow are very essential in the sun and customs of Hindu people. Cow dung is good manure 10″ production of different items. It can also be used as fuel. It’s urine used as holy in different ceremonies in the Hindu culture. Besides, her skin is also used to make a jacket, belt, and shoes and so on after her death. In Hindu society, killing a cow is illegal and punishable. But in other countries, people use the cow for other purposes too. Oxen are used for the purpose of paving the field and also to pull carts.
In this way, the cow is a very useful domestic animal for human beings. It has many advantages. As people regard her as a goddess, it becomes our duty to take care of her properly. We should love her.