Get to know Elsie the cow.
A practically unabridged history of the one and only Elsie the Cow.
Born at Elmhill Farm in Brookfield, Massachusetts.
Borden introduces Elsie the Cow as the symbol for its line of products. Elsie appears in magazines and newspapers, as well as on billboards. Her popularity soars. Borden is flooded with fan mail.
The real, live Elsie the Cow is introduced to the world at the 1939 New York World’s Fair.
Elsie accepts role in the motion picture, "Little Men." Opens to rave reviews. Elsie marries her love, Elmer, and they decide to start a family.
Elsie tours the country with new daughter, Beulah, supporting the war effort by promoting U.S War Bonds.
Another baby on the way. Elsie gives birth to Beauregard at New York’s Macy’s department store. A million people enter a contest to name the new baby bull.
Elsie continues to tour with Elmer, Beulah, Beauregard and new twins, Larabee and Labelia.
Elsie celebrates her 60th birthday at a special party in New York City.
Elsie is named one of the Top Ten advertising icons of all time by Advertising Age.
Elsie helps Borden celebrate 150 years of Borden® Brand products.
The "Friends of Elsie" campaign is launched to help demonstrate the mutually beneficial relationship American families and American farmers enjoy through the Borden brand.