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Farmed animals

Find out more about the animals we farm and their lives in intensive and higher welfare farming systems.

Chickens

About chickens

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More than 50 billion chickens are reared annually as a source of food, for both their meat and their eggs.

Cows

About cows

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Cows are reared for beef, veal and their milk. Find out more about the lives of cows and their calves.

Pigs

About pigs

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While pigs are sometimes depicted as being dirty and gluttonous, the truth is that they are highly intelligent animals.

Sheep

About sheep

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One of the first farmed animals, sheep have been reared for thousands of years for meat and milk.

Turkeys

About turkeys

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Globally, more than 650 million turkeys per year are raised for meat. More than a third of them are raised in the US.