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young cow

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Some one else will run and fetch Laerceus the goldsmith to gild the horns of the heifer.
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.
TABLE 5: Mean age and weight comparison of heifers bred by artificial insemination (AI), bull or not pregnant by AI or bull breeding [Table omitted]
According to the charity's gift catalog to help end world hunger, that's enough money to buy 5,300 heifers or 10,600 water buffalos or 17,666 llamas of 22,083 pigs or 132,498 rabbits.
It's spooky when I think about the comparisons to Cookies and Cream and Carbon and Copy -- the two sets of Holstein heifers cloned by Infigen, Inc.
Sometimes called the "The Great Cow Flap," this barnyard solecism is guaranteed to recrudesce whenever a city-slicker writer is obliged to report on a matter involving cows, bulls, steers, heifers, calves, or maybe oxen.
CARLISLE OCTOBER 7 BORDERWAY MONTHLY DAIRY DAY Dairy Trade Remains Firm The Borderway Monthly Dairy Day is quickly becoming one of the best places in the UK for buyers to select top quality cows and heifers in milk.
There was a slower trade generally on the 2012-born heifers - perhaps due to the shortage of fodder this year and the time needed to show a profit on young maidens.
All five in-calf-heifers and 17 maiden heifers were sold.
Breeding Sheep (129): Couples (129) to pounds 168 Rearing Calves (17): Bulls to pounds 335 (British Blue); Heifers to pounds 230 (Lim); A nice selection of small but well-made Angus calves made to pounds 105 for a bull from RAH Brooke, Devauden.
And on December 10, Bothar (Ireland) airlifts 50 heifers and 80 pigs to Heifer Kosovo from Shannon airport.
Ruthin Livestock Centre reported a strong entry of 91 steers and heifers at the 13th annual sale of show potential cattle on behalf of the North Wales Potentials committee.
DOLGELLAU FARMERS MARTS (APRIL 8) Charolais Breeding Bull (1) 1120 gns Breeding Cows & Calved Heifers (8): Organic Lim x Heifer with Calf to pounds 920; WB Heifers with WB Calf to pounds 830; WB Cows with WB Calf to pounds 740; Her x Heifers with Lim Calf to pounds 1020.
A very good show of cows and heifers with calves at foot were presented to a good ringside of buyers, with demand being as good as May's excellent trade.