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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." Thus she prayed, but Pallas Minerva granted not her prayer.
Go, then, one or other of you to the plain, tell the stockman to look me out a heifer, and come on here with it at once.
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.
The LMA for the LF heifers was larger in May (p = 0.002) and October (p = 0.04).
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.
Abstract.- Twenty-two buffalo heifers, 6-8 months old, 98.57+-5 kg average body weight were divided into two groups and randomly assigned either control diet for the duration of the experiment which contained 2.55 Mcal/kg of DM (as per NRC, 2001 recommendations of Holstein heifers) or a stair-step diet which contained 2.03 Mcal/kg of DM (80% ME of control-SLE) fed for 120 days followed by 3.01 Mcal/kg of DM (120% ME of control-SHE) for 60 days.
My wife and I would like to comment on the inset article "Tips on buying a dairy cow." 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 ...
Yearling heifers should be enrolled in a breeding program to calve as 2-year-olds, maximizing the number of calves produced in their lifetimes (Wood-Follis et al.
Fresh heifers sold regularly in excess of 2,000gns with the top being 2,200gns for Bluebell Even Quest VG85.
Also, if you have good quality pasture or fodder, you can do without supplementing your heifers above six months and achieve reasonable growth.
Older heifers peaked PS1190 for a smart red Limousin cross from Brian Charlton, East Newham who followed with another at PS1165.