cattle

Cattle have a distinct personalities and highly developed emotions. They also live in herds with a clear hierarchy structure. Under natural conditions, they spend most of the time grazing, during which they cover several kilometres per day. Cattle can live for up to 20 years, however, in commercial beef farming they are slaughtered at an average age of 18 months.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT cattle

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Life expectancy of a farmed cattle is much shorter than a cattle's natural lifespan. Most farmed animals are killed young for human use.
 

Life expectancy of a cattle

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