Finnish bovine have their own social security numbers

 

Every Finnish bovine can be tracked throughout their life. Individual animal tracking together with an excellent bovine welfare tracking system is a good basis for developing and improving animal welfare.

 

Facts about Atria's cattle welfare

 

  • About 80 % of Atria’s beef comes from dairy cattle and around 20 % is beef cattle.
  • All the suckler cows and most of the dairy cows pasture in the summer time.
  • Finnish bulls are never neutered.
  • Tails are never docked.
  • Animal transportations are strictly controlled. All the vehicles are equipped according to  Finnish regulations.
  • Feeding is centered upon Finnish grass, which is a natural diet for bovine.
  • It provides a positive impact on fatty acids.