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Got milk? 11th annual Cow Milking Contest held at Kandiyohi County Fair

Erica Dischino / Tribune Gabe Okins, on the Anez Consulting team, milks a cow during the 11th annual Cow Milking Contest hosted by the Kandiyohi County Dairy Association Friday afternoon at the Kandiyohi County Fair in Willmar. 1 / 5
Erica Dischino / Tribune Team members milk cows into a bottle during the 11th annual Cow Milking Contest Friday at the Kandiyohi County Fair in Willmar. 2 / 5
Erica Dischino / Tribune Gene Gatewood, left, smiles, while he waits for Savannah Anez, on the Anez Consulting team, to pour milk into a measuring cup during the 11th annual Cow Milking Contest Friday at the Kandiyohi County Fair. Participants were timed and then asked to fill a measuring cup with milk. Whoever had the most milk in the given amount of time received points for their team. 3 / 5
Erica Dischino / Tribune Caden Carlson, 15, stands on a gate in the cattle barn to fill up his cows’ water bowls Friday following the 11th annual Cow Milking Contest hosted by the Kandiyohi County Dairy Association at the Kandiyohi County Fair in Willmar.4 / 5
Erica Dischino / Tribune A cow drinks water after participating in the 11th annual Cow Milking Contest Friday at the Kandiyohi County Fair in Willmar. 5 / 5

WILLMAR — Community members competed to see how fast they could milk a cow during the 11th annual Cow Milking Contest hosted by the Kandiyohi County Dairy Association Friday afternoon at the Kandiyohi County Fair in Willmar.

Participants were timed and then asked to fill a measuring cup with milk. Whoever had the most milk in the given amount of time received points for their team.

Erica Dischino

Erica Dischino is the photographer for the West Central Tribune. Hailing from northern New Jersey, she graduated from Ithaca College in central New York with a bachelors in Journalism and Photography. Follow her on Instagram.

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