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dairy cattle

pl.n.
Cows bred and raised for milk rather than meat.

dair′y cat`tle


n.pl.
cows raised mainly for their milk.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.dairy cattle - cattle that are reared for their milkdairy cattle - cattle that are reared for their milk
Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen - domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
Ayrshire - hardy breed of dairy cattle from Ayr, Scotland
Brown Swiss - large hardy brown breed of dairy cattle from Switzerland
Jersey - a breed of diary cattle developed on the island of Jersey
milking shorthorn - breed evolved from shorthorn beef cattle
Friesian, Holstein, Holstein-Friesian - a breed of dairy cattle from northern Holland
Guernsey - breed of dairy cattle from the island of Guernsey
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Changes were made in the procedure for granting subsidies for increasing productivity in dairy cattle breeding.
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The agriculture chief said the 5,000 head of Girolando dairy cattle, which the DA will import from Brazil, are expected to produce 22 million liters of milk annually.
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The plan aims to ensure that the milk produced by the estimated 5,000 heads of Girolando dairy cattle to be imported would be transferred directly from the milking parlors to the fresh milk packaging plants.
BUYERS from Somerset, Hereford, Wiltshire and Staffordshire competed with local farmers for a herd of 77 organic dairy cattle which attracted a strong trade at a dispersal sale in mid Wales.
The herd is a unique international resource for dairy cattle genetics, with studies providing valuable data on issues including milk yields, fertility, welfare standards and dairy farming's impact on climate change.
A WELSHPOOL couple are selling their entire pedigree herd of Brown Swiss dairy cattle after giving up the tenancy of their council holding.
The topics include understanding the behavior of dairy cattle, the sustainable nutrition management of dairy cattle in intensive systems, disorder of digestion and metabolism in dairy cattle: the case of sub-acute rumen acidosis, the prevention and control of parasitic helminths in dairy cattle: key issues and challenges, and genetic variation in immunity and disease resistance in dairy cows and other livestock.
Development of dairy cattle production this time was necessary for the public consumption of dairy products can be fulfilled.
Therefore, this study was carried out to investigate the status of dairy cattle manure management and calculate the nutrient loading coefficients (NLCs) with consideration of nutrient loss during the composting or storing of manure.
This study was carried out to study effects of lactation and breed on reproductive cyclicity under various states of oxidative stress in dairy cattle.