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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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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
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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
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cattle

domesticated animals, usually oxen, but a term often extended to include sheep and pigs.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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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 minute we got the cattle into a good environment and under good management, their performance paralleled that of the commercial cattle,' Burrow says.
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