A cows Life
Cows stay with there mother in the herd until they are about 6 months old
Then most cows are put up for auction and sold.
Then they are normally put back in the pasture to graze and gain pounds.
Sometimes they are even sent off to feed lot to gain more pounds
At 16 to 24 months, they are sent to be slaughtered and processed.
The cows beef is then packaged and sent off to retail stores and supermarkets for sale.