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Butter Cow

View the Butter Cow Live

The Butter Cow has been an unofficial icon of the fair since the 1920's. 500 pounds of unsalted butter are used to sculpt the life size figure by hand. The process takes about five days.

Don't miss the unveiling of the Butter Cow located inside the Dairy Building! This year's sculpture is going to be special!

While in the Dairy Building, enjoy some ice cream, our award-winning cream puffs, and milk. The Dairy Building is also going to feature new interactive exhibits and displays including a photo kiosk where you can take a dairy-themed selfie!

The Dairy Building also showcases prize-winning milks, cheeses, ice creams and other various dairy products.​​