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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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Incalf Hefiers sold at very favourlable rates with the close to calving heifers topping at 1,750gns for Bluebell Mogul Laura, who was due to Hawksmoor Challenge in early September.
Inseminate the heifer when it is three quarters the average adult weight for its breed.
"We have found though that a group of similar looking heifers often have a wide range of pelvic sizes, with the smallest being 140cm2 and the largest at 300cm2."
Prizes, judged by by D Blair, Little Inch, were awarded to - pen of 4 SimX bulling heifers, over 15 months: 1, Moffat, Innerwick PS1780; 2, Henry Knockallan PS1500; 3, Dyet, East Merkland PS1450.
Some of Heifer's many programs have included several peace Initiatives in places like Afghanistan, Kosovo, North Korea and Guatemala; gender equity; agroecology; disaster rehabilitation; HIV-Aids; microenterprise and urban agriculture.
From the same herd he also took home Hafodesgob Agnes 73, a December 2015-born maiden heifer, for 1,950gns.
Five in-calf heifers sold on the day to a peak of PS1,600 for Shoestring Joker Cortina, who was not far from calving down to Huck.
Attainment of approximately 57% of mature BW at the start of the breeding season was an essential benchmark in this non-traditional forage-based heifer development investigation (Freetly et al., 2011).
She says working with Heifer has not only her touched her life, but has also enriched her relationship with her daughter.
On March 15, 2013, Heifer Plastics marked its official 60th Anniversary milestone in the only way that Bob Heifer would have wanted it: with a celebratory event for employees and their families.
Heifer International's model of creating enduring transformation in its project communities is known to be an effective solution to poverty, not just a one-time Band-Aid.