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stirk

 (stûrk)
n. Chiefly British
A heifer or bullock, especially one between one and two years old.

[Middle English, from Old English stīrc; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

stirk

(stɜːk)
n
1. (Agriculture) a heifer of 6 to 12 months old
2. (Agriculture) a yearling heifer or bullock
[Old English stierc; related to Middle Low German sterke, Old High German stero ram, Latin sterilis sterile, Greek steira; see steer2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stirk - yearling heifer or bullock
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"
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The cheeky 'United Auctions Young Stirks' from Scotland's leading livestock auctioneers are all Young Farmers under the age of 24.
Lim B stirks 1000, 840 Norwoods, 660 Belsay Barns, B Blue B stirks 1000, 880, 840 Oakdene, Char x B stirks 900 Low Hedgeley, Angus B stirks 920, 860 South Barlow, Lim H stirks 890, 840 Oakdene, 770 Intake, 760 South Barlow, 650 Belsay Barns.
The four-aside race was used for the first time on August 4 to handle an exceptional seasonal entry 289 store cattle and stirks.
STIRKS/YOUNG STORES: A useful entry of 24 stirks meeting a fast trade and peaked at PS930 (8m) for a Hereford Crosses from RT Watkins, Llanvapley, with an Angus cross to the same money also from RT Watkins.
Last year construction work began on the US$5.4bn Barangaroo by Rogers Stirks Harbour + Partners.
It's pretty clear that Eliza Doalott is not for sale, although there is some promising young stock on show at the Stirks' Buck House Farm, and their website chaserstore.net.
Trade in the Republic firmed with good stirks making at least Ir90p per pound and up to Ir93p per pound for special sorts.
Friesian Heifer PS1300 Calvo SALE OF CALVES AND STIRKS - 27 A nice show of calves and stirks sold well to a top of PS510 paid for a British Blue Heifer stirk from Messrs Eilbeck & Son, Plumbland Farm.
Construction work has begun on a US$5.4bn scheme in Sydney by Rogers Stirks Harbour + Partners, which was dubbed "the worst of Dubai".
Stirks Lim strs 410 Belsay Barns, 392 Hall Farm, Lim hfrs 390, 365 Belsay Barns, 390 Hall Farm.
Lim Bull Stirks (6m) 360, Lim Hfrs Stirks (5-6m) 340 East Highridge.
Stirks and calves ( LimX blks 442, 438 Horncastle, Blonde blks 370 Hemelspeth, 330 Belsay Barns, Lim hfr stirks 360, 340 Todheugh, 320 Hemelspeth.