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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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PHOTO | CARORINE WAMBUI | NMG"I was no longer able to feed the four dairy cows or offer them water.
The correlation between dietary cation-anion difference and acid-base balance of body fluid in dairy cow.
The average milk yields at different stages of lactation of Korean Holstein dairy cows are presented in Figure 2.
With the empowerment of cooperatives it was expected to spur the development of the production of dairy cows, can increase business scale, increasing milk production capabilities and reduce the cost of production.
To keep a dairy cow means figuring out what to do with her calves.
The report on the EU milk production sector, as cited by the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (BTA), shows that the lowest concentration of dairy cows per agricultural holding is recorded in Romania (three per dairy holding), while in Bulgaria the average number of dairy cows per dairy farm stands at 5.
Give this farmer just one dairy cow, which will give him an extra P4,500 income.
And if dairy cows are to be managed in herds 20 times larger than those of the average UK dairy farm, will their welfare suffer?
Pathology, Etiology, Prevention, and treatment of fatty liver in dairy cows Journal of Dairy Science.
The increase in milk yield, in addition to the feed efficiency in dairy cows (Bos taurus), allows the use of high amounts of concentrates or high energy rations.