Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of calver.

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Examples

  • Starting off with a big boaboa and three — legged calvers and ivargraine jadesses with a message in their mouths.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Guid kens how long it took him, but he sowed his hill grasses with his corn, and the seeds came, as we say, and he cut it and threshed it with the flails; and after that he had hay-stacks in his yard, and his beasts were well done by, so that at the fair he got great prices both for stots and back-calvers.

    The McBrides A Romance of Arran

  • But Mrs. Wilson got four cows, back-calvers who would be milking strong in December, and supplied milk to all the folk about the Cross.

    The House with the Green Shutters

  • The dairy at MOUNT PLEASANT consisted of twenty cows -- almost all spring calvers, and of the Ayrshire breed -- so you may guess what cream!

    Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2

  • The spin-off benefits include having a pen in the field to segregate problem calvers and reluctant mothers.

    FWi - All News

  • Milkers: 1st calvers to £1960; 3rd calvers to £1700.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The effect trough space will have on cow performance will vary depending on stage of lactation, with close to calving cows and fresh calvers particularly vulnerable.

    FWi - All News

  • The fresh calvers are housed until they get back in calf and it was the cows at pasture that were most badly affected by mastitis.

    FWi - All News

  • We have weaned some of last year's late calvers, and the calves have been put into the finishing shed.

    FWi - All News

  • Nantwich - found led to an escalating number of milk fever incidences among the fresh calvers.

    FWi - All News

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