Friesian


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Frie·sian

 (frē′zhən)
n.
Variant of Frisian.

Friesian

(ˈfriːʒən)
n
(Animals) Brit any of several breeds of black-and-white dairy cattle having a high milk yield. Usual US and Canadian name: Holstein

Friesian

(ˈfriːʒən)
n, adj
1. (Languages) a variant of Frisian
2. (Peoples) a variant of Frisian

Frie•sian

(ˈfri ʒən)

n.
1. Frisian.
2. Chiefly Brit. Holstein (def. 1).
adj.

Friesian

(cow) holstein
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Friesian - a breed of dairy cattle from northern HollandFriesian - a breed of dairy cattle from northern Holland
dairy cattle, dairy cow, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker - cattle that are reared for their milk
Translations

Friesian

adj
cattleDeutsche(r, s) Schwarzbunte(r, s)
n
Friese m, → Friesin f
(Ling) → Friesisch nt
(= cow)Deutsche Schwarzbunte f
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5p for a British Friesian from M/s Nelson, Braithwaite Hall, Carlisle.
Roger Evans, who farms 440 acres at Penlan Argoed, Penlan Road, Carmarthen, with a herd of 360 commercial and pedigree Holstein Friesian cows and 220 followers, has received the honour in particular for his contribution in the field of education, linking academic teaching to farming practice, by hosting visits by agricultural students, farmers and others in the dairy industry.
Dutch Friesian Herman has appeared in period dramas on TV as well as being hired for promotional work and weddings.
Leading prices: Holstein PS1720, PS1120 Home Farm, British Friesian PS1480, PS1450 (x2) The Howes, PS1450, PS1380 High House, PS1400, PS1300 Calvo, PS1180 Low Oak.
WHITLAND JJ MORRIS (July 17) Special entry of 115 head of commercial Holstein Friesian cows and followers from John, Brixton, Laugharne.
An eight-month-old water buffalo named Dakshini and a 20-year-old Friesian bull called Bhakti face the same fate as six-year-old Shambo, who was killed last week.
There's Jeremiah, a rare Friesian stallion who broke a hip.
Leading prices per head: Aberdeen Angus PS1053 Cleughbrae Farm, PS1014 Brackenhill British Friesian PS1012, Hillhead, PS926 Croft House, PS919, PS890 Hillhead, PS886 Whitehead Hill Holstein Friesian PS963 Kirkbride House, PS921 Newton Field, PS885 Blackrigg Limousin PS1505 Low Northsceugh, PS1496 Midtown Farm, PS1459 Kelbarrow, PS1421 Breconside, PS1416 Willimoteswick Farm, PS1375 Silloans, PS1372 Cleughbrae, PS1364, PS1363 Old Rectory Blonde PS1512 Jubilee Buildings, PS1317 Littlegala Farm Parthenais PS1540 Low Northsceugh British Blue PS1210 Cleughbrae Farm, PS1177 Wheelbarrow, PS1110 Blackpark Farm Charolais PS1509 Chapel House, PS1377 Cleughbrae Leading prices per kilo: British Friesian 165.
CENTENARY celebrations of the British Friesian Cattle Society began last week with an open day at what is probably the only pedigree herd remaining in West Wales.
The Welsh Assembly Government wanted the six-year-old Friesian put down after it tested positive for bovine tuberculosis three months ago.
The six-year-old Friesian is worshipped at the Skada Vale Hindu temple near Camarthen.
Meriden advertising agency Rees Bradley Hepburn recruited a herd of Friesian cows to help them in their latest advertising campaign for Barretts of Feckenham.