How Long Do Cows Live?


The lifespan of cattle averages from 20 to 25 years. However, the lifespan of cattle raised for beef is significantly shortened, they are weaned at 6 to 10 months, live 3 to 5 months on range, spend 4 to 5 months being fattened after which and are typically slaughtered at 15 to 20 months.
3 Additional Answers Answer for: How Long Do Cows Live
The potential lifespan of a cow is about 20 years, however the actual average lifespan is only about 3-5 years due to modern human farming practices.
The life span of a cow is about 22 years. Many cows are raised for food, and therefore do not live as long as their life span would allow. You can find more information here:˜petdoc/lifespan.htm
Cows can live for a number of years if they are feed well. Cows can actually live up to seven years and sometimes even as long as ten years.
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