Cattle have a distinct personalities and highly developed emotions. They form very close friendships with other animals in their herd, in which licking each other reinforces relationships between the animals and has a relaxing effect. Under natural conditions, they spend most of the time grazing, during which they cover several kilometres per day.
There are around 30 million beef cattle and dairy cows in Australia. Many Aussie beef cattle are slaughtered young or live exported in cruel conditions to foreign countries, while bobby calves as byproducts of the dairy industry live miserable, short lives.