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Get the matrons together, and go with offerings to the temple of Minerva driver of the spoil; there, upon the knees of Minerva, lay the largest and fairest robe you have in your house--the one you set most store by; promise, moreover, to sacrifice twelve yearling heifers that have never yet felt the goad, in the temple of the goddess if she will take pity on the town, with the wives and little ones of the Trojans, and keep the son of Tydeus from off the goodly city of Ilius, for he fights with fury, and fills men's souls with panic.
Do this, and we will sacrifice twelve heifers that have never yet known the goad, in your temple, if you will have pity upon the town, with the wives and little ones of the Trojans.
The heifer was brought in from the plain, and Telemachus's crew came from the ship; the goldsmith brought the anvil, hammer, and tongs, with which he worked his gold, and Minerva herself came to accept the sacrifice.
When they had done praying and sprinkling the barley meal {32} Thrasymedes dealt his blow, and brought the heifer down with a stroke that cut through the tendons at the base of her neck, whereon the daughters and daughters in law of Nestor, and his venerable wife Eurydice (she was eldest daughter to Clymenus) screamed with delight.
An excellent quality of fresh calved heifers and cows were presented to the day's judge David Stoddart, Highlaw.
He went home happy with heifers bought from the Hafodesgob, Caerynwch, Rhydygarnedd, Arglwyddes, Ysguboriau and Deicws herds.
Five in-calf heifers sold on the day to a peak of PS1,600 for Shoestring Joker Cortina, who was not far from calving down to Huck.
Top price of the day went to a Charolais x heifer at PS1340 from Derek and Vincent Milburn, Holling Hill with others at PS1300 & PS1290 (12 heifers averaged PS1255).
Livestock enterprise analysis for beef replacement heifers has identified feed as the largest single expense for raising replacement heifers, which is estimated to range from 72% to 86% of total direct expenses for a heifer ready to calve (ND Farm Business Management Education Program 2010, 2011, 2012; Dhuyvetter et al.
a) Heifers to be purebred SIMMENTAL and revenues from imports (EU)
According to Neogen, the Igenity Dairy Heifer Programme consists of genomic tests that offer commercial dairy producers essential information on the genetic potential of replacement dairy heifers.
21 June 2013 - US animal and food safety products firm Neogen Corp (NASDAQ:NEOG) said yesterday it had introduced a genomic test, Igenity Dairy Heifer Program, which provides information for the genetic potential of replacement dairy heifers.
Organic heifers presented by I Evans & Son Hendreseifion realised 300ppkg, 294ppkg and 277ppkg.
Nitrogen retention was not affected in heifers fed either the SLE or SHE diets compared to the control (p greater than 0.
Although well written, there is more to be added, also part of the information might be misunderstood where it states, "If you plan to have a dairy and raise a few heifers to sell .