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Farm animals

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

Mother hen

There are more chickens in the world than any other bird.

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Mother hen

Cows

Cattle were domesticated as long ago as the Neolithic age.

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Cows

Fish

Fish have long-term memories, complex social structures, problem solving abilities, and some have been seen using tools

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Fish

Pigs

Pigs wallow in mud to control their body temperature.

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Pigs

Quail

Quail are the smallest farmed bird, some weighing as little as 100g when fully grown

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Quail

Rabbits

Rabbits are the second most farmed species in the EU.

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Rabbits

Sheep

Although they form strong bonds with their mothers, lambs are independent from birth.

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Sheep

Turkeys

Turkeys were brought to Europe by the Spanish who had discovered them as a favourite domesticated animal of the Aztecs

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Turkeys