Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A female calf. See free-martin.
“Thousands of small, cow-calf producers supply young cattle to large-scale operations that fatten, slaughter and process the animals.”
“We know what it takes to try to maintain the land in a productive state," said Teri Taylor, who runs a cow-calf operation with her husband and son that would have miles of pipeline laid across it.”
“R-CALF USA's membership consists primarily of cow-calf operators, cattle backgrounders, and feedlot owners.”
“One of my jobs is to help gather up the cow-calf pairs, and as you know, I always choose old, faithful Pete to take me out.”
“Creep-feeding nursing beef calves (Southern regional beef cow-calf handbook) by James R Hill”
“Early weaning of beef calves (Southern regional beef cow-calf handbook) by R. W Harvey”
“Improved spring pastures, cow-calf production, and stocking rate carryover in the northern Great Plains (Technical bulletin/United States Department of Agriculture) by W.”
“The smell of sagebrush and wild onions filled the air as Three Sons and I moved the cow-calf pairs out this morning.”
“Land use in these rural portions of the region has begun to shift to small scale cow-calf operations and low density residential development.”
“The men arrived a couple of hours later on horseback and scattered over the ranch, rounding up the cow-calf pairs and herding them back to the corrals near the house.”
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