How Long Does a Cow Live?

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A cow generally lives for about 22 years as long as it is not being raised for food. Most cows in the meat industry do not live this long before being slaughtered. You can find more information here: http://sonic.net/˜petdoc/lifespan.htm
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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.
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