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Synonyms for bull

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Synonyms for bull

uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle

a large and strong and heavyset man

a serious and ludicrous blunder

uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

an investor with an optimistic market outlook

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(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus

the second sign of the zodiac

the center of a target

a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)

mature male of various mammals of which the female is called 'cow'

push or force


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try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying

speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths

advance in price

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Bull Beef Scheme developers, The Welsh Meat Company and Wynnstay Group plc are delighted with the response to the project which they claim offers a profitable way forward for farming in Wales and an opportunity to create new jobs in a beleaguered industry.
All bull beef from the "O" conformation class was excluded from intervention as part of CAP Reform.
Med strs to 190; Hvy strs to 198, av 183; Hvy hfrs to 190; OTM hfrs to 184, av 180; Bull beef av 177.
The home farm originally had a dairy herd but the Davies' income now comes from a mixed flock of around 1,500 breeding ewes, 40 suckler cows with the progeny being taken forward to finishing weights, some as bull beef, and further batches of store cattle and lambs are bought in to be fattened.
Mr Chesney runs 120 continental suckler cows over 61ha producing suckled calves which are reared as bull beef and sold fat to ABP or sold as bulling heifers.
Runner-up was Ceredigion producer GW Watkin, of Henllys, Dolybont, Borth, who runs a dairy, bull beef and arable farm on 332 acres, with a further 350 acres of hill land for 950 ewes.
Under the new Bull Beef scheme, farmers wilt enter a contract with the Welsh Meat Company to rear beef for processing.
Another demo farmer, James Cowan from Llandysul, reckoned to have saved PS21,480 by reducing bull beef finishing costs through better genetics.
There are 16 men employed fulltime in the family business, which comprises two dairy herds with a total of 620 milkers producing four million litres per year, some 300 dairy followers, 450 beef cattle (of which 150 are fattened as bull beef at 14-15 months) and around 2,500 store lambs which are bought in for finishing each year.
"Almost certainly reflecting the extent to which higher feed prices have affected pure-bred bull beef viability, the relative figures suggest more than 100,000 dairy bull calves may have been lost to the beef industry last year.
THE National Beef Association claims unrealistically low wholesale and retail mince values are killing off Holstein bull beef supplies.
Autumn-born female calves are sold at 12-14 months and the males are fattened as bull beef. Meanwhile the spring-born calves graze until early January when they are weaned and housed, then grazed for a second summer before being sold at 18-22 months.
When the children saw the bull beef they were told exactly what their final destination would be - burgers and ready-made lasagne - and only one out of 90 showed signs of being a vegan.
LOWER rearing calf prices, cheaper cereals, and an improving market for slaughter cattle, should be making grain-fed, Holstein bull beef and rose veal more attractive to specialist finishers, industry experts have said.
The Welsh Black herd male calves are finished on the farm as young bull beef at around 350 kg deadweight.