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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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2004) indicated that the groups supplied with calf starter feed and roughage had higher starter feed consumption and live weights at the end of experiments and related these better outcomes with higher feed conversion ratios and improved rumen systems.
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In the summer the calves are outside in small pens with calf hutches that we bought used for a good price.