In 2020, the organic bovine herd reached 4.6 million animals. The highest proportion of organic bovine population is registered in Greece (30.3 %); for dairy cows, Austria had the highest share (22.0 %), followed by Greece (21.8 %) and Sweden (18.8 %). However, in terms of numbers, Germany and France have 861 000 and 860 000 head of organically reared cattle, respectively. Of the Member States that joined the EU as of 2004, Czechia has the highest number of organic cattle, with 250 000 head.
Organic livestock: bovine animals (by head of cattle, 2020)
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