The Manual - How to milk a cow

Your essential 10-step guide to fresh dairy for your morning cornflakes.

1. Milk at the same time each day

2. Always sit on the same side of the cow (they like routine)

3. Place your stool at a right angle to the cow.

4. Sit with your head resting on the animal's flank.

How-to-milk-cow-AW1

5. Clean the udders with warm water and a cloth.

6. Place your bucket under the teats - and get ready.

7. Take a teat into the palm of your hand - squeeze the teat at the top with your thumb and forefinger.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
Bottle-milk-aw

8. Continue squeezing each finger around the teat, forcing the milk out until all fingers are around the teat.

9. Release the teat.

10. Continue this process until only a small amount of milk is released. The udder should be soft to the touch.

What do you think?

Playstation now
Culture
Share
Here's How You Can Transform Your PC Into A PlayStation 4
​​It's all part of Sony's new streaming service​
Culture
Share
A New Study Finds The Majority Of Men Believe Sexism Doesn't Exist
Apparently the earth is also flat​
Batman
Film
Share
Holy Smokes! Lycra Don Adam West Is Returning To Batman After 48 Years
Sans chalky eyebrows, unfortunately​
Night czar
Culture
Share
Sadiq Khan Is Hiring A 'Czar' To Sort Out London's Nightlife
The role is for shaping London as a 24-hour city​
Khal Drogo
TV
Share
Is Khal Drogo Coming Back to 'Game of Thrones'?
An Instagram post is sparking discussion among fans​
Leonardo Dicaprio
GIF
TV
Share
This Martin Scorsese Masterpiece Is Being Turned Into A TV Series
​The Departed is coming to Amazon Prime​​
maise-williams-reddit-ama-43
TV
Share
Maisie Williams: 'Nothing Will Prepare You' For Game of Thrones Season 7
But first, you have to handle a long wait
Jeremy Clarkson
TV
Share
Jeremy Clarkson Should Never Have Been Sacked, Says Former BBC Boss
​"Clarkson can be a deeply objectionable individual, and I say that as a friend"​
Corbyn
Culture
Share
It Looks Like Jeremy Corbyn Has Been Caught Out In The Lamest Way Possible
​Turns out, the train wasn't as "ram-packed" as he said​
TV
Share
Watch Our Exclusive Heart-Racing Narcos Season 2 Trailer
Escobar's back​