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dairy

1. a company that supplies milk and milk products
2. 
a. a shop that sells provisions, esp milk and milk products
b. NZ a shop that remains open outside normal trading hours
3. a room or building where milk and cream are stored or made into butter and cheese

dairy

[′der·ē]
(agriculture)
A farm concerned with the production of milk.
(food engineering)
An establishment where milk products are made.

milk house

Before the 19th century, a small subsidiary structure in which milk and other dairy products were stored at a lowered temperature with cooling usually provided by slowly running cold spring water or the runoff from an icehouse; typically had overhanging eaves to shade it, and double walls and ceiling filled with a thermal insulator, such as sawdust; commonly had a concrete floor to promote cleanliness and louvers for ventilation; was separated from the barn for reasons of sanitation. This term replaced by the word dairy in the 1800s; health regulations have now made such structures obsolete.
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If you get a dairy calf that has been given antibiotics, if you stop letting them have feed and milk replacer containing them, they will be out of the calves' system by the time you butcher.
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TWO calves from the Marleycote dairy Ayrshire and Shornhorn herd did Northumberland proud at the All Breeds Dairy Calf Show at Stoneleigh.
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HUNDREDS of visitors attended the South Wales Inter-breed Dairy Calf Show and young handlers competitions held at The Livestock Centre, in Carmarthen, West Wales.
The Baynes family, which produces the Northumbrian Pedigree Milk and Cream brand from its herd of 130 dairy shorthorns at Slaley, won the intermediate calf class and received an honourable mention with Fleur at the National All Breeds Dairy Calf Show at Stoneleigh.
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The male dairy calf will never turn itself into a great beef animal, but good farming will produce superb meat from these livestock at a younger age.
It is encouraging action to meet the shortfall and says unless the various groups work together to make it financially attractive for suckler calf breeders and dairy calf rearers to increase their output, slaughter cattle numbers will continue to shrink after 2014.
And MLC analysts have become more pessimistic in their assessments of future dairy calf supply and the suckler cow subsidy system as influences on the availability of prime cattle.
SATURDAY'S Young Members Association All Breeds Dairy Calf Show at the United Counties Showground, Carmarthen, saw the Holstein provide both the supreme calf champion and the champion handler.