Cows, like humans, go through a 9-month pregnancy. Their babies will nurse for about a year and will continue to reside in the same herd as their mothers.
Being herd animals, cows never lose contact with their family members, and the strong bond and affection between a mother and her children will normally last a lifetime.
Unfortunately, cows used for meat or dairy do not get to keep their families whole. The dairy industry is particularly cruel in this regard, as it separates mothers from babies shortly after birth, to prevent the babies from nursing their mothers' milk.
Source video: Kinderworld
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