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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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For a large number of heifers to conceive and maintain pregnancy in the first 21 d of the breeding cycle, it is desirable that a high percentage of heifers have attained puberty by the start of the breeding season, and nutritional regimens that result in a high percentage of heifers becoming pregnant early in the breeding season have a greater potential to increase lifetime profitability (Patterson et al., 2003).
According to the company, its test will aid decision-making process for breeding and heifer selection.
THE annual Show Potential Show and Sale held at Welshpool Market on May 29th saw a centre record of pounds 2,000 for the overall Champion and first prize heifer presented by E H Pennie & Son Gwernyrychain.
Since dairies seldom sell heifers, it took us three years to find a local dairy friend who sold us a purebred Jersey heifer.
Researchers investigated methods to identify the pubertal status of beef heifers, in order to maximize calf production.
However, in prevalent circumstances of overall feed and nutrients shortage for animals in Pakistan (Pasha, 2013), buffalo heifers frequently fail to achieve recommended targets of live weight and ADG at specified age (Bhatti et al., 2007).
Her nine month heifer calf by Comestar Lineman sold for 1,500gns.
Provide the heifers with unrestricted amounts of minerals and clean water.
Leading Prices; Bulls Limousin - 1750gns Luns House (6 1/2 years) Heifers & 2nd Calvers with Calves at Foot Limousin - PS2600, PS2550 & PS2500 Mirlaw House, PS2100 Mirlaw House (x2), West Wharmley & Low Carriteth, PS2000 Tosson Glebe & West Wharmley, PS1950 Mirlaw House, PS1900 West Wharmley & Low Carriteth Angus - PS2400 & PS2200 Mirlaw House, PS1900 Low Carriteth Hereford - PS2000 Mirlaw House Cows with Calves at Foot Limousin - PS1400 Dene House British Blue - PS1380 East Cocklaw, PS1350 & PS1300 Jolly Body Turn to Page 39
"The practice has pelvic-measured around 1,500 beef heifers in the past five years and some of our customers who routinely do it haven't had a caesarean since," said Mr Jamieson.
purchase of pedigree inlets of heifers (heifers) for the reproduction of a herd of cattle in the amount of 100 heads.