Cattle transported in a truck

Live Animal Transport

4.3 million Bovine are live transported every year

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Cattle farm

Farm Animals

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10 Facts about mother cows

Interesting and surprising facts about cows

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Cattle have distinct personalities and strong emotions. These animals live in herds with a clear hierarchy. Under natural conditions, they spend most of the time grazing, during which they cover several miles per day. 

Cattle can live for up to 20 years but in commercial beef farming, they are slaughtered at an average age of 18 months. Learn more about the lives of these amazing animals and what animal welfare issues they face.

interesting facts about cattle

10 Facts about Dairy Cattle

Interesting and surprising facts about cows 


A bonding affair

Family bonds are not exclusive to humans

Goat laying in field

Age of Farm Animals

How old would a cow, a pig or a hen live to be if they were not slaughtered?


how cattle suffer

22.6 million dairy cows are kept in the European Union, mostly under terrible conditions. A bull that weighs over 1,500 pounds at the end of the fattening phase usually has two to three square meters at his disposal. Calves fattened for the production of veal are slaughtered between the age of three to six months.  

Rinder mit Hörnern auf der Weide

Mutilation of Cattle

Painful interventions are carried out on cattle without anaesthesia.  


Environmental Impact of Meat Consumption

How does meat consumption impact our environment?


Animal Welfare & Nutrition

FOUR PAWS promotes to reduce, refine, and replace animal products