dairy cattle


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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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Since that time, the herd swings between 25 and 40 dairy cattle of different ages and genders.
In the absence of any organised arrangement whereby, cows and buffaloes that are off lactation could be purchased from dairy farmers and resold to them when they were back on lactation after going through the reproduction cycle, dairy farmers are forced to sell such non-lactating dairy cattle to butchers.
The aim of the project is improve the efficiency of dairy cattle and the quality of milk on the beneficiary farms - small dairy farms, milk producers, regional centers of veterinary laboratories in the territory of the Issyk-Kul region, said head of the project Torogul Bekov and head of the farm Ulanbek Dyikanov.
Organisers the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) say just over 1,100 beef and dairy cattle are forward for the show.
In addition, the John Dennison Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to recognise a dairy cattle breeder, or exhibitor, judged to be a high achiever and excellent role model within the industry.
From February 28, a catalogued sale of commercial and pedigree dairy cattle will be held at Beeston once a month on Thursdays.
An entire herd of dairy cattle was killed to prevent the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB).
[USPRwire, Wed Nov 14 2018] Cattle feed comprises of forage such as grass, legumes, silage which is used mainly as dairy cattle feed along with grain, soy and other ingredients which increases energy density of diet.
The 2018 4-H Dairy Cattle Show, held on July 26, was well attended this year and members showed their best to Judge Tim Spittler.
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol said Mexico would be the new source of the Girolando dairy cattle and not Brazil which was earlier planned.