“There is a concern that animals are breed to reach a maximum weight in the shortest time. At what age is your livestock put to slaughter?”
Hello Charles. Cattle are typically slaughtered between the ages of 12 to 24 months. This is the cattle farmer's decision to make. We share your concern for animal welfare and urge you to check out the independent experts on our Animal Welfare Council who guide our study, consultation and innovation in this area.
June 15, 2012
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