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calf

1
1. the young of cattle, esp domestic cattle
2. the young of certain other mammals, such as the buffalo, elephant, giraffe, and whale
3. a large piece of floating ice detached from an iceberg, etc.

calf

2
the thick fleshy part of the back of the leg between the ankle and the knee

calf

[kaf]
(oceanography)
(vertebrate zoology)
The young of the domestic cow, elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, moose, whale, and others.
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Among numerous viral, bacterial and parasitic causative agents bovine rotavirus is leading cause of neonatal calf diarrhea in domestic animals.
Management risk factors associated with calf diarrhea in Michigan dairy herds.
In view of the preliminary nature of the present study, additional work on use of HSS in neonatal buffalo calf diarrhea and acid base status is clearly warranted.
Fallibility of faecal consistency as a criterion of success in the evaluation of oral fluid therapy for calf diarrhea.
Efficacy of a herbal formulation in the treatment of clinical cases of calf diarrhea.
Using hematological and serum biochemical findings as prognostic indicators in calf diarrhea.
The objective of this study was to test the effects of a multi-species DFM supplements on the growth performance and the prophylaxis of calf diarrhea in Holstein neonatal calves compared with conventional antibiotic supplement.
Calf diarrhea was assessed and documented via the fecal score during the 30 d of pre-weaning period.
difficile toxins and calf diarrhea found in our study indicates that C.
In the present study, all the three therapeutic regimens showed similar efficacy for the management of calf diarrhea.