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
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Translations

calving

[ˈkɑːvɪŋ] nparto (di bovini)
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References in periodicals archive ?
[7] HERNANDEZ, J.; SCHEARER, J.K.; WEBB, D.W.Effects of lameness on the Calving-to-conception interval in dairy cows.
Comparison of the calving-to-conception interval in dairy cows with different degrees of lameness during the prebreeding postpartum period.
Common causes of longer calving-to-conception intervals are: failure of high-producing cows to cycle early in the postpartum period and unsatisfactory estrus detection.