Bos taurus

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Noun1.Bos taurus - domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or ageBos taurus - 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"
calf - young of domestic cattle
Bos, genus Bos - wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini
bovine - any of various members of the genus Bos
ox - an adult castrated bull of the genus Bos; especially Bos taurus
stirk - yearling heifer or bullock
bullock, steer - castrated bull
bull - uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
cow, moo-cow - female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
beef, beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
Welsh Black, Welsh - a breed of dual-purpose cattle developed in Wales
red poll - hornless short-haired breed of beef and dairy cattle
Africander - tall large-horned humped cattle of South Africa; used for meat or draft
dairy cattle, dairy cow, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker - cattle that are reared for their milk
Devon - red dual-purpose cattle of English origin
grade - a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed
boeuf, beef - meat from an adult domestic bovine
herd - a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
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To date, there were few reports available on bovine inherited disorders from Pakistan which targeted Bos taurus and Bubalus bubalis (Nasreen et al., 2009; Mehmood et al., 2011, Imran et al., 2012).
McKenna et al [6] evaluated the discoloration in 19 muscles from Bos taurus cattle and reported that muscles classified as color-stable (such as LL) exhibited greater a* values and color stability than muscles classified as color-labile (such as PM).
The outdoor loose housing system of this farm hosting 2 oxen (Bos taurus), 2 horses (Equus caballus), 5 goats (Capra hircus), 4 alpacas (Vicugnapacos), 8 fallow deer (Dama dama), and 15 sheep (Ovis aries) was separated from a stable housing 3 pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus).
Because Bos taurus is grass-fed, Siquijor's locally produced beef is considered a 'healthy beef.'
And because Bos taurus is a grass-fed cattle, Siquijor's locally-produced beef is considered a healthy beef.
Differently than US and New Zealand, other places in Africa and Asia uses Bos taurus x Bos indicus crossbreds for dairy propose.
(2010) reported correlations between lipid content and fiber area in the muscles (longissimus, psoas major, and semimembranosus) of Hanwoo (Bos taurus x Bos indicus) cattle; while lipid content was negatively correlated to fiber area of type IIA and IIB, it was positively correlated to the area of type I fibers.
Four breed groups were finally defined (Indigenous zebus, Indigenous zebus by Guzerat, Indigenous zebus by Bos taurus taurus (B.t.taurus), High B.t.taurus), based on the cows' allele combinations and frequencies (Table 1).