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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Because we presumed a high intraclass correlation with respect to serologic status of animals within herds (based on preliminary test results from a few infected herds), on average 2 dairy cattle (minimum 1, maximum 4) from the same dairy herd were included in the sampling list to prevent occurrence of too many cattle from the same herd.
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Youth co-chairman of the Dairy Cattle division, Cody had already put aside the honor bestowed on him during yesterday's opening ceremony of the 59th annual Worcester County 4-H Fair at the Worcester County 4-H Center at Camp Marshall on McCormick Road.
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Such evaluating of dairy cattle genetic traits has allowed dairy farmers to increase milk production to all-time highs.