The term 'livestock' refers to the purpose for which certain animals are used: basically as a service to humans. In reality, these animals don’t differ in any way from what we call 'pets', their characteristics and capabilities are the same. You will find more information on specific needs of different animal beings in the following files:
To what age would farm animals live to if their lives’ were not cut short by being slaughtered?
Empty Oceans, or full plates: the consequences of fish consumption.
Chicken breeding, laying hens, goose, duck or turkey: the meat industry does not make their life easy.
Known as a pet, but the rabbit ends up more often in our plates as a roast. In many situations are breed in the saddest conditions.
The numerous species amongst the sea surely don’t have sensitivities. And, if they do….?
Switzerland is indeed known as the land of excellence in dairy cattle and calves, but do we really know the satisfaction of our dear quadrupeds?
Who knows how intelligent pigs are, which for example, makes them so endearing. Living creatures that merit further study.
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