calving

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calve

 (kăv, käv)
v. calved, calv·ing, calves
v.intr.
1. To give birth to a calf.
2. To break at an edge, so that a portion separates. Used of a glacier or iceberg.
v.tr.
1. To give birth to (a calf).
2. To set loose (a mass of ice). Used of a glacier or iceberg.

[Middle English calven, from Old English *calfian, from calf, calf.]
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Noun1.calving - giving birth to a calf
birthing, giving birth, parturition, birth - the process of giving birth
Translations

calving

[ˈkɑːvɪŋ] nparto (di bovini)
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Hence, a retrospective study was planned to assess prevalence of peri-parturient reproductive disorders and determine seasonal calving pattern in buffaloes in Central India.
Calving interval and survival breeding values as a measure of cow fertility in a pasture-based production system with seasonal calving.

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