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  • n. Plural form of heifer.


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  • According to Allen R. Coggins '"Place Names of the Smokies" (1999), this name "goes back to a time when cattle (including young, virgin female cows called heifers) were driven up the strenuous pathway along this stream to summer pasture." - News

  • In his previous job he became possibly the only journalist to win a headline-writing award for a headline with the word "heifers" in it.

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  • I was a student and knew as much about managing a campaign as I did - or didn't - about breeding champion heifers.

    A Lesson In Campaign Mismanagement

  • We've got two heifers up here that need dressing!!

    The Beautiful, Soft, Flowing, Modest, Clothing Depicted in the Art of Alfred Emile Leopold Stevens (1823-1906)

  • Ron and I were standing at the blue farm gate at the north pen next to the barn when one of the heifers Ron was petting suddenly jumped away from him.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • It happened again and this time five other heifers jumped back 20 feet away looking puzzled.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • Number 58, one of the heifers, does the same thing but LeBon is more consistent.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • My dad prefers working with our herd of 47 Aberdeen Angus and Limousin cross cattle made up of cows, heifers and young stock, so has largely left me to get on with it.

    Back to the land: from London to sheep farming on Eigg

  • King Polo asserted his lordly self, and the harems of mares and heifers sent back their answering calls.


  • The two scrub cows that came with the place I sold to the butcher for thirty dollars each, paying two hundred and fifty for two blue-blooded Jersey heifers ... and coined money on the exchange, while Calkins and the rest went right on with their scrubs that couldn't give enough milk to pay for their board.



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