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cattle

(kăt′l)
pl.n.
a. Any of various domesticated ruminant mammals of the genus Bos, including cows, steers, bulls, and oxen, often raised for meat and dairy products.
b. Any of various similar wild or domesticated bovine mammals, such as the anoa or the gaur.
Ruminants—most commonly, cows—bred for food
Cattle-borne pathogens Actinomyces pyogenes, anthrax, bovine spongiform encephalitis, brucellosis, campylobacteriosis, cowpox, cryptosporidiosis, Escherichia coli O157:H7, European tick-borne encephalitis, foot & mouth disease, giardiasis, leptospirosis, Mycobacterium bovis, pseudocowpox, Q-fever, rabies, salmonellosis, Streptococcus zooepidemicus, Taenia saginata, Yersinia enterocolitica

cattle

Public health Ruminants–most commonly, cows–bred for food; cows are important carriers of various pathogens Actinomyces pyogenes, anthrax, bovine spongiform encephalitis, brucellosis, campylobacteriosis, cowpox, cryptosporidiosis, E coli O157:H7, European tick-borne encephalitis, foot & mouth disease, giardiasis, leptospirosis, Mycobacterium bovis, pseudocowpox, Q-fever, rabies, salmonellosis, Streptococcus zooepidemicus, Taenia saginata, Yersinia enterocolitica

cattle

domesticated animals, usually oxen, but a term often extended to include sheep and pigs.

Patient discussion about cattle

Q. Does cow's milk cause acne? I'm 16 years old guy, and I have acne for several years now. Lately, although I treat it as my dermatologist instructs me, it seems I have more zits, particularly on my face. My friend told it can be because for the last few months ago I've been drinking a cup of milk for breakfast (I almost didn't drink milk at all before that). Is it true? The acne really makes me miserable, and the last thing I want to do is to make it worse. Thanks!!!

A. Regardless of what milk does to your acne, emotional stress can also make it worse, so first of all, try to relax- it'll make feel better and can also make your acne better, so it'll make you feel even better. Try to avoid milk for some time and see what helps you most. No one really proved milk has any influence on acne, so you shouldn't feel like you you're responsible for your acne.

Q. Is soy milk as good as cow milk? what`s good about soy milk and when it should be avoided. Is soy milk as good as cow milk?

A. Remember this, we are the only mammals that drink the milk of another! Do you get the urge to suckle while driving by a farm with cows or goats?
I wish I saved the article from someone I communicated with years ago online from New Zealand. Soy is really NOT a good food source! Please investigate further. Why is it that we are so "milk" conscious? Has the American Dairy Association brain washed us? Good righ, organic grains and veggies are the best food choices!

Q. I'm concerned that my calcium supplements are contaminated w seashells or cow bones. Which brands are best

A. there should be labeled as "from animal source".
here is something that helped me choose:
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/calcium-supplements/AN00964

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The next time viewers meet the aurochs, they have escaped their ice prisons as Wink disappears in the midst of "combatting" the great storm in the middle of the night.
We see clearly distinct marine-oriented subsistence (primarily seal hunting) in the west Estonian islands and terrestrial subsistence in inland (elk, red deer, aurochs, wild boar, beaver and wild horse hunting) while Narva--Luga lagoon area is a kind of mixed economy where both terrestrial and marine mammals are hunted.
In light of this larger vision of re-wilding, bringing the aurochs from Lascaux's cave paintings back into our lives is an inspiring project.
As early farming cleared the natural vegetation and gradually replaced it with agriculture, many of the large ungulates were decimated, or, like the aurochs and the tarpan, went extinct altogether.
Aurochs are an extinct type of wild cattle that used to be found in Europe, Asia and north Africa, and were last seen in Europe in the 17th century.
But Stone Age people must have had a different view of Bessie's ancestors, the aurochs. Males could weigh 1.5 metric tons, and hunting the aggressive beasts was perilous.
So here's the deal evolution cut for us: We outsource grass digestion to the deer, gazelle, musk ox, elephant, caribou, elk, aurochs, goat, sheep and, now especially, cow.
They mixed their paint in their mouths, spit from their mouths manganese mammoths, red ochre aurochs, bison stampeding.
Makhov enumerates that the "most significant personages" in the bestiary's hierarchy were the snake, dragon, lion, cat, other felines (leopard, lynx), wolf, dog, fox, bear, monkey, horned livestock (bull, goat, aurochs, unicorn), wild boar, winged creatures (raven, kite, sparrow, bat), leviathan, toad, lizard and salamander, insects, and scorpions.
In Oostvaardersplassen in the Netherlands, for example, on a coastal site that only covers 56 sq km, red deer, Heck cattle (an attempt to breed back the extinct aurochs) and wild horses have roamed free since the 1980s, with the vagaries of natural food, climate and natural competition controlling population numbers.
The Heck brothers attempted to bring back the aurochs (the wild ancestor of domestic cattle), the wisent (an urbison), and the tarpan (an ancient horse breed)--by breeding back to purportedly primal and primeval purity, to purge the degeneration inherent to domestication.
The origins of Amesbury have been discovered as a result of carbon dating bones of aurochs - twice the size of bulls, wild boar and red deer - following a dig at Vespasian's Camp, Blick Mead, a mile-and-a-half from Stonehenge.