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heifer in Agriculture topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheiferheif‧er /ˈhefə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBATAa young cow that has not yet given birth to a calfbullock, ox, steer
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heiferIncluding heifers, there would be four categories of cattle going through the market.He needs to get betrothed fast and naturally he wants his little heifer to be rich.Highest priced heifer and calf shown by J. Evans, Terfynan, Garn.Bank pressures already have forced them to sell off 30 prized purebred heifers to raise money to pay back debt.Replacement heifers accounted for a proportion but male stores were also found on many units.A similar pattern continued in the heifer ring for another large entry of 263.The heifer realised £258 and the bull £305.They skipped about my feet, a flock of lambs bleating around a daft young heifer.