To dream of a cow symbolizes mothering, nurturing feelings, or a desire to be cared for. It can also reflect your nurturing instincts or mothering of others. Someone in your life that you feel is wonderful or extra supportive of you emotionally. A loving family life.
Negatively, a cow may be a sign that you are too needy emotionally. Jealousy of yourself having to be perfectly supportive and loving to others without getting anything in return.
To dream of a red cow may represent dependency issues with someone who makes you feel good or that cares about you. You may have "mommy" issues. An imbalanced need to be nurtured. Arrogant women who pretend to care you about to feel sexually power.
To dream of a brown cow represents feelings of nurturing relieve problems. Help, love, and concern for your well-being that helps to solves or heal problems. Feelings that someone is so amazing that they care about everything you are feeling in a way that helps you. Mothering that instills confidence and security.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing a red cow nursing a baby cow. In waking life he had serious dependency issues daydreaming about an ex-girlfriend loving and nurturing him even after he was long broken up with her.