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heifer

a young cow

heifer

[′hef·ər]
(vertebrate zoology)
A female cow less than 3 years of age that has not borne a calf.
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In year 2, prepubertal heifers tended to be younger (P = 0.
Heifer, led by Jo Luck, exercised an option to purchase the property that dates back to December 2001.
Another part of that educational process occurred on Christmas Eve 2000 when Eve was born, the first clone animal born in the world from a cloned heifer.
All you urban cowpersons pay attention now: a cow is a female bovine; a bull is a male bovine; an ox or steer is a castrated bull; a heifer is a young cow; a calf is a wicked young cow, or bull.
The Firm of Harvey, Drum Farm, Dumfries, sold four excellent heifers topping at PS1650 for a 36kg heifer.
Consigned by Glyn Williams, Tyddyn Deicws, Abergele, the June 2011 heifer is out of Deicws Glain by Bodig Cai 50th.
Both these heifers had been served by Waedog Erddyn 7.
Since 1944, Heifer has provided struggling families around the world a way to become self-reliant for food and income.
Bidders backed the assessment of judge Berwyn Hughes who had earlier tapped out the eight-month-old heifer as his champion.
TREGARON DAG JONES & SON (APRIL 5) Store Cattle: Charolais steers to pounds 1068, heifers to pounds 1040; British Blue X steers to pounds 940, heifers to pounds 948; Limousin steers to pounds 1078, heifers to pounds 975.
With strong classes of steers and heifers to choose from, judge Jim Hollingsworth, Afonwen, picked out a seven-month-old British Blue cross heifer as his supreme champion.
The Livestock Exchange sold 23 super-uddered German heifers to top at PS2,020 for a Remake daughter giving 40kgs.