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beef′ cat`tle


n.pl.
cattle bred for meat.
[1750–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meatbeef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
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"
longhorn, Texas longhorn - long-horned beef cattle formerly common in southwestern United States
Santa Gertrudis - Brahman and shorthorn crossbreed of red cattle; hardy in hot regions
Aberdeen Angus, black Angus, Angus - black hornless breed from Scotland
Charolais - large white or cream-colored breed from France
shorthorn, Durham - English breed of short-horned cattle
Galloway - breed of hardy black chiefly beef cattle native to Scotland
Hereford, whiteface - hardy English breed of dairy cattle raised extensively in United States
beefalo, cattalo - hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; yields leaner beef than conventional breeds
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They were fat and sleek, for they had been brought from a distant Mahar city where human beings are kept in droves, and bred and fattened, as we breed and fatten beef cattle.
Even youths had risen up and peppered his back with birdshot, and beef cattle had trod him underfoot and smashed his rifle.
Kharon Amerkhanov spoke about the current state and prospects for the development of beef cattle breeding in Russia.
Higher level of endogenous testosterone is associated with increased growth and carcass cutability in beef cattle (Gortsema et al.
Eight residents from Kashechewan First Nation are participating in an eight-week training program to learn how to farm beef cattle.
US-based food processing and commodities company Cargill has closed the sale of its beef cattle feed yards at Leoti, Kansas, and Yuma, Colorado, to Nebraska, US-based ethanol producer Green Plains Inc.
This study aimed to determine characteristic the level of technology adoption beef cattle breeders who follow the Bachelor Village Building (SMD).
Cattle raised for meat are called beef cattle (they are also used to produce leather and other products).
The NBA is recognised as the beef cattle industry's consultative body and the voice for a wide range of beef-related national industry committees which direct national industry policy.
With fewer young beef cattle on the ground, tighter supplies and lower beef production are forecast to continue into the near future," she said.
Australia is going to ship one billion beef cattle to China every year as a part of the deal.
Beef cattle are tough for the environment, and now that has been quantified by researchers at Bard College.