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Cal·vé

(kahl-vā'),
Jacques, French orthopedic surgeon, 1875-1954. See: Calvé-Perthes disease, Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease.

calve

act of parturition by a cow or other mammal producing a calf as offspring.
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Supplementary lighting was provided by individual lights of 40 W to provide lighting at an intensity of approximately 415 lumens at the eye level of calves, without affect other adjacent shelters to it.
Latest BCMS data shows that the average calves per lifetime is currently 5.
The average age of heifers at first calving is 35 months in Wales, 11 months older than recommended by industry experts Calving at the recommended age of 24 months could yield another two calves per cow per lifetime for an average 25-strong Welsh herd.
Hall, who first began observing Beverly caribou in 1971, noted an overall decline in relative numbers of calves on the Beverly summer range after 1997.
Following the report of two cases of cryptosporidiosis in persons who responded to a tractor-trailer rollover involving calves, investigators from KDHE hypothesized that illness might be associated with exposure to calves, fecal contamination at the scene, and returning to a location without electrical power and therefore no hot water to thoroughly wash hands or decontaminate equipment and clothing.
The behavior of cows in two milking management systems was compared, or rather, milking in the presence and in the absence of calves, with ten replications for each treatment, during lactation, for a 31-day experimental period.
The use of the tested feed additives had a positive effect on mineral metabolism in body of fattening young calves in experimental groups, which is shown by calcium and phosphorus content in the blood serum.
CUTE: Farmer Jon Appleby with triplet calves George, Alexander and Louis Pictures: ANDREW TEEBAY
Calving interval was estimated as the difference between the day a dam calves and its next calving.
Three calves were sired by a three-male alliance and five calves were sired by another three-male alliance.
Judging of the Weaner calves will be done by experts from Agra.