dairy cow

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Noun1.dairy cow - cattle that are reared for their milkdairy cow - 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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(ˈdeəri) plural ˈdairies noun
1. a shop supplying milk, butter, cheese etc. We bought milk at the dairy.
2. the place on a farm etc where milk is kept and butter and cheese are made.
dairy cowplural dairy cows/cattle
– a cow kept for its milk.
dairy farm
a farm specializing in producing milk and milk products.
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On average it has been estimated that half the cows in some herds have experienced lameness which impacts fertility, yield and longevity of the dairy cow.
Two major physiological factors which influence the reproductive success in postpartum dairy cow are: ovarian cyclicity and uterine health.
He expressed satisfaction that under Director General Dr Matloob Hussain Raja, the livestock and dairy development department had shown progress in introducing new varieties of dairy cow and beef cattle that have increased dairy and beef production.
The only Salmonella Newport pattern 10 isolate identified was from a fecal sample from a New Mexico dairy cow collected during November 2016.
In recent years, the income of individual dairy cow breeders has declined due to the increase in feed prices and labor costs.
In 2010 there was an increase in total production of 32 071 liters / year, but in 2011 to 2013 continued experiencing a drop in production only reached 16485.5 liter / year, and this is because there are several villages and villages that dairy cow milk production decline and with the death of the mother of dairy cattle, other areas that do not produce as many farmers switched to maintenance Bali cattle (beef cattle).
Mr Hough, a former ADAS dairy consultant, will give a presentation entitled "Cow signals: nutrition of dairy cows and all things related to the comfort of the dairy cow".
Prairieland is a 1,300 head Holstein dairy cow operation that produces its own milk, ice cream and a growing compost business.
With all the hype surrounding food safety and the hassles associated with obtaining unadulterated dairy products, it might be time to take matters into your own hands with a little help from a dairy cow. Whether you're tired of worrying about herbicides, pesticides and bovine growth hormone in your milk, or you just desire farm-fresh, raw milk, read on and you just might find that the world of milking--homestead-style--is for you.
We exploit the dairy cow to the full getting as much milk and calves from one cow as possible.
The average cows' milk yield increased by 20 percent within 10 years from 5,585 kilograms (12,310 pounds) in 2001 to about 6,692 kilograms (14,750 pounds) per dairy cow in 2011.