calving

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calving

[′kav·iŋ]
(geology)
The breaking off of a mass of ice from its parent glacier, iceberg, or ice shelf. Also known as ice calving.
(vertebrate zoology)
Giving birth to a calf.
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The study provides insight on seasonal calving trend and occurrence of different peri-parturient reproductive disorders in graded Murrah buffaloes.
Herd start-up size--grazing can be done with or without practices and technologies such as seasonal calving, milking parlors, TMR, and so on; therefore, producers can start with a smaller herd.
In seasonal calving areas of southern Australia, farmers manipulate calving patterns to ensure most cows calve during the spring flush of pasture growth and dry off during winter.

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