Cozy Nook Pronto Twylight, a Brown Swiss owned by Tom and Joan Oberhaus of Cozy Nook Farm in Waukesha has been named the 2012 Wisconsin Cow of the Year. Twylight will be honored during the International Brown Swiss Show at World Dairy Expo on October 4th.
When she was age 6-03, Twylight produced 35,790 pounds of milk, 1,140 pounds protein and 1,514 pounds of fat in 365 days. Her record was even higher at age 4-01 when she produced 39,682 pounds of milk, 1,303 pounds of protein and 1,569 pounds of fat. She is classified 92 EX 2E.
Wisconsin Cow of the Year is named each year for World Dairy Expo by the Wisconsin Purebred Dairy Cattle Association. The honor rotates among the seven major dairy breeds, this year it falls to the Brown Swiss Association whose members selected Cozy Nook Pronto Twylight.