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Cows are found throughout Minecraft. They are a Passive (not hostile) Mob creature. They can be killed with any block, though most efficiently with a Sword.

If you want to lead a Cow back to your ranch or farm you can do so by holding Wheat in your hot bar. The Cow will follow you. If you feed Wheat to two Cows they will enter Love Mode and spawn a calf (see Breeding).

Usage / Purpose

Cows can be used a food source, either uncooked as Raw Beef (restoring 1.5 health points) or as a Steak (restoring 4 health points).

Cows can also be used to produce Milk. This is done by holding an empty Bucket in your inventory bar and going close to the Cow. You will be given the option to Milk the Cow. Milk is used in several crafting recipes.

Drops / Yields

Each Cow yields up to two Raw Beef and up to a few Leather. Cows also produce Milk.


Cows are available in both Survival Mode (as a naturally spawning creature), or in Creative Mode as a Spawn Cow Egg.


Cooked Beef Recipe

Raw Beef can be cooked in the Furnace in order to increase its nutritional value.

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