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calf

1
1. the young of cattle, esp domestic cattle
2. the young of certain other mammals, such as the buffalo, elephant, giraffe, and whale
3. a large piece of floating ice detached from an iceberg, etc.

calf

2
the thick fleshy part of the back of the leg between the ankle and the knee

calf

[kaf]
(oceanography)
(vertebrate zoology)
The young of the domestic cow, elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, moose, whale, and others.
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A KEEPER FEEDING THE ELEPHANT CALF WITH MILK FROM A BOTTLE
Normally, for the first--to--months of a walrus calf's life, the calf and its mother stick together in waters that are just a couple of hundred meters deep.
In the absence of an "incident," you might be sinking into your lower leg during the stance phase of your stride, which loads your knee and calf excessively with each landing.
He has been working regularly with specialist Alex McKechnie, who believes O'Neal hurt his calf because he's compensating for the pain and poor alignment in his right big toe.
Calf moose (Alces alces) hunts have been used as a management tool to achieve a wide range of objectives in the United States, Canada, and Scandinavia.
Kakande (surnames are not used by many Ugandans) and his wife Jane proudly show off their cow Rebecca and her calf, Tendo (Bugandan for miracle).
Meanwhile, a female calf born July 10 from Kaga No.
What makes one animal a veal calf and another "apparently" identical animal a feeder calf (that is, one to be raised for beef) is the method by which they were raised.
When asked by Todd Stosuy, supervising animal services field manager for Santa Cruz Animal Services, why he didn't seek help for the calf, the animal's owner said, "The calf is only worth $5, so why would I pay to treat it?
The ration for treatment group was prepared as 20% chopped dry meadow grass + 80% concentrate calf starter feed I between the birth and 3-months of age; 30% chopped dry meadow grass + 70% concentrate calf starter feed II between 3 -6 months of age.
But caring for the physical needs of a newborn calf is not enough to ensure a healthy adult.