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.

Worth knowing about cattle

10 Facts about Dairy Cattle

Interesting and surprising facts about cows


A Bonding Affair

Family bonds are not exclusive to humans.


how cattle suffer

23.5 million dairy cows are kept in the European Union, mostly under terrible conditions. A bull that weighs some 650 kg at the end of the fattening phase usually has two to three squared metres at his disposal. Calves, as by products of the dairy industry also lives miserable, short lives.

Veal calf

The Suffering of Calves

A distressing and sad youth for the by-products of the meat and dairy industry

Rinder mit Hörnern auf der Weide

Mutilation of Cattle

Painful interventions are carried out on cattle without anaesthesia

Cattle in the stable in Germany

The Life of Beef Cattle

Roast beef and veal schnitzel: The cruelty behind farming of cattle fattened for meat


Live Animal Transport in Europe




has been working for decades to improve conditions of farm animals

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