Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bovine animals adapted or intended for conversion into beef; bovine animals for slaughter.
“In an effort to contain the problem, the government has asked Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate and Tochigi prefectures to halt all beef-cattle sales.”
“In an effort to contain the problem, the government asked Fukushima prefecture on July 19 to halt all beef-cattle sales.”
“Its sugar tonnage per acre is the highest, its mountain beef-cattle the fattest, its rainfall the most generous without ever being disastrous.”
“Fukushima prefecture accounted for only around 2.6% of Japan's beef-cattle production by revenue, at $173 million, in 2009, the latest year for which figures are available.”
“The prevalence of a severe drought had resulted in drying up many of the streams within the enemy's lines, and, in consequence, he was obliged to shift his camps often, and send his beef-cattle and mules near his outposts for water.”
“In time, they hope to be able to breed cleaner cows, which could reduce emissions from cows by 25 percent, says Stephen Moore, professor of beef-cattle genomics at Alberta.”
“A severe drought in the Southeast is wreaking havoc on beef-cattle farming.”
“Along the rural byways of Alabama and Georgia, where beef-cattle farming is a growing billion-dollar-a-year agribusiness, the drought is wreaking havoc.”
“Arrangements had to be made, next, for the issuance and cooking of rations that evening and for the driving of beef-cattle with the column.”
“The wagons belonging to the fort were sent out after wood under a strong escort, and the government herd of beef-cattle, horses and mules, were well protected by the soldiery.”
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