caprine animal


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Noun1.caprine animal - any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight hornscaprine animal - any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
horn - one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
bovid - hollow-horned ruminants
beard - hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
kid - young goat
billy goat, he-goat, billy - male goat
nanny-goat, she-goat, nanny - female goat
Capra hircus, domestic goat - any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool
wild goat - undomesticated goat
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NEHA further opposes arrangements such as "Cow Shares," "Herd Sharing," bartering, exchange, or any other action that would allow the consumer to obtain a portion of the production of raw, unpasteurized milk from a bovine, ovine, or caprine animal.
The procurement procedure includes the purchase of ear tags for plastic eyeglasses and an electronic transponder for the labeling of bovine animals, ovine and caprine animals and pigs and marking accessories.
This area was also used for other purposes, such as flowering for beekeeping during the rains and, in the dry period, as protein bank, where the herd of 43 caprine animals remained all day long.
In a ruling (Case C-601/11), issued on 11 July, the court dismissed "in its entirety" an action, lodged on 17 July 2007, by the French government for partial annulment of the Commission's regulation granting the member states greater choice of measures to be adopted when a flock of ovine or caprine animals (small ruminants) is affected by TSE that is not bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Biological Hazards on certain aspects related to the risk of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in ovine and caprine animals.
The export of live ovine and caprine animals remains prohibited and the export of live bovine animals, allowed by this decision, remains restricted because of BSE measures.
The EU executive received backing from a majority of the 27 member states for its draft amendment of the regulation on the electronic tagging of ovine a caprine animals adopted in 2003 and is due to enter into force for animals born after 31 December 2009.