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calves

(kăvz, kävz)
n.
Plural of calf2.
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Some farmers do not care much about when their cows will calve down but for others, waiting for that calf comes with much anxiety.
MPI has created a poster and a teacher pack with basic biosecurity tips, to keep our calves healthy on the day.
One of the key factors affecting the increase in the profitability of milk production is the rearing of its own calves and heifers, which still in many farms in Poland is a stage of savings and smaller use of own resources.
Keywords: Beef crossbred calves, birth weight, weaning weight, growth rate, sub-tropical environment.
The Kenya Wildlife Service has denied reports that elephant calves are deliberately separated from their mothers before confining them to animal orphanages for commercial gain.
The most common illness in young calves is cattle scours (diarrhea).
This is how the cow imprints the calf's smell on her brain so she'll recognize her own baby in a herd full of calves. The process also helps get the calf up and moving, dries it off, and stimulates its circulation.
Cows & calves: 47 entries, av PS1,736; BB 1st calver + Lim hfr calf to PS2,300; Lim x 1st calver + BB calf to PS1810; Lim x 1st calvers + Lim calves to PS1,700; Lim cow + Char bull calf to PS1,760; WB cow + Char twin calves to PS1,620; BB cow + Lim bull calf to PS1,360; AA cow + Lim bull calf to PS1,270.
Annual consignors J Paterson & Co, Kildarroch saw their run of heifers with Limousin calves at foot meeting a big demand from the ringside selling to PS2400.
A total of 297,614 field-based CE records were collected, and all records were scored into five ordered categories of birth events, from an easier calving (CE1) to the maximum difficulty calving (CE5), based on the magnitude of the difficulties faced during the births of the calves and a relative assistance required by their dams.
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.