Figure 1. shows a circular diagram explaining the Disposal Reasons for 2014. Bad temperment 1%. Exported 2%. Old age 3%. Injury or accident 5%. Udder breakdown 7%. Feet and leg prolems 9%. Sickness 11%. Mastitis and high SCC 15%. Low milk production 16% and reproduction 31%.

Cull cow welfare is important to the dairy industry's reputation