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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In contrast, the use of Mepron in dairy cow rations allows the amount of crude protein in feeds to be reduced, with no loss of output.
We exploit the dairy cow to the full getting as much milk and calves from one cow as possible.
1993), the suitable MUN concentration for Holstein dairy cow is between 12 mg/dL to 18 mg/dL which is where the present results ranged.
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.
It was about 6A 692 kg per dairy cow in 2011 (5A 585 kg in 2001); the range extended from more than 8A 000 kg per cow in Denmark, Spain, Finland and Sweden to less than 4A 000 kg per cow in Romania and Bulgaria, where the yield was affected by a combination of slower development and smaller herd size.
Summary: A dairy cow in California has been found to have "mad cow" disease, the US Department of Agriculture has confirmed.
The modern high-yielding dairy cow has been likened to a high-performance car, requiring top-class care.
Impact of changes in organic nutrient metabolism on feeding the transition dairy cow.
They also have an anti-inflammatory effect and improve immune response contributing to the well-being of the high-yielding dairy cow.
will allow universities to help create a better quality of life through the donation of a dairy cow to families in Africa.
Increase in import duty from zero earlier on demand from the Federation of Indonesian Milk Cooperatives (GKSI) and dairy cow farmers.
But molecular biologist John Lippolis is using it to close in on the dynamics of the dairy cow immune system.