dairy cattle


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dairy cattle

[′der·ē ‚kad·əl]
(agriculture)
A cattle breed selected, raised, and bred for ability to produce large quantities of milk.
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In addition to estimating seroprevalence of SBV in the dairy cattle population in the Netherlands, we estimated the seroprevalence in the dairy cattle population by 3 regions in the Netherlands to determine possible regional differences in seroprevalence.
Improving the nutrition of dairy cattle is a key instrument for reducing the environmental problems caused by the accumulation of nitrogen on dairy farms.
Cody said he's been active in 4-H for about seven years, but that his association with dairy cattle has been lifelong.
The first national genetic evaluations for cow fertility--called "daughter pregnancy rate"--provided dairy cattle breeders with a tool for achieving desired levels of reproductive performance in today's milking herds.
To prevent crowded, stressed animals from injuring each other or their handlers, dairy cattle are dehorned, without painkillers or anesthetics.
That's the good news for dairy cattle," he told us in a phone interview from Naples, Fla.
Published in the USA's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, research coordinated by the Center for Regenerative Biology, at the University of Connecticut, focused on two beef and four dairy cattle clones.
Lessons on alfalfa, swine and dairy cattle have given way to the study of winemaking, landscaping and crafting floral bouquets as Pierce College shifts the focus of its agricultural program to 21st century careers.
This project intended to test three such alternative dewormers and their effects on dairy cattle.
The 21-year-old university student helped Charles as they checked on his Ayrshire dairy cattle on Duchy land in Gloucestershire.
The animal ID system would be in place for beef and dairy cattle 30 months of age or older within 60 days of enactment of the legislation; all other beef and dairy cattle within 90 days of enactment; and other livestock, including swine and poultry, within one year of enactment.