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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Borderway Monthly Dairy Day Sorrow Stones Farm Tops September Dairy Trade The September Borderway Monthly Dairy Day sale had something for all buyers from high yielding Holstein heifers, fabulous British Friesians and an outstanding offering of cross bred cattle.
He said: "I've 70 of these Pure Friesians and then we've several hundred cattle, sheep, horses and pigs too.
Friesians, however, were produced in large numbers and are, in general, not as valuable.
Alternatively, the Illawarra breed may have a greater tendency to select out more palatable forage than Holstein Friesians to fulfil their energetic requirement which is particularly relevant in pasture-based systems as the quality of pasture generally decreases down the sward profile.
I used to milk 150 Friesians and call them into the parlour with 'Come on girls'," he said.
About US cattle Prof Pasha suggested that Holstein Friesians were in high demand due to butter fat adding that the herd of cattle would come from California, Arizona and Peninsula.
Steers: Charolais to pounds 1035, av pounds 917; Simmentals to pounds 1,070 av pounds 1005), Limousins to pounds 1070, av pounds 795; Friesians to pounds 748, av pounds 618.
NORTHBORO - The Northboro Travelers (formerly Northboro Senior Trips) will be visiting the world famous Friesians of Majesty Equestrian Farm & Stables in Townshend, Vt.
And the herd, which in 1969 had recently been switched from Dairy Shorthorn to British Friesian, numbering just under 100, is now a mighty 240-head herd of Holstein-Friesians.
Waitrose has launched a specialist line of milk produced by a herd of Holstein Friesians on its own Leckford Estate in Hampshire.
They' are cows, or more specifically, sculptures of cows, in this instance Friesians which are being sited on the Fort Dunlop roof.
Apassionata will present five of the royal baroque horse breeds, with dancing Andalusians, fiery Arabians, powerful Friesians, elegant Lipizzaners and royal Lusitanos, demonstrating classical horsemanship.