black baldy

noun
variants: or

Black Baldy

Definition of black baldy

  1. :  a hardy black cow with a mostly white face that is produced by crossing a Hereford and Angus cow In 1985, a black baldy was chosen grand champion of the Houston show, a major arbiter of livestock, which at the time caused quite a stir. — Suzanne Winckler, New York Times, 3 May 1998 The Black Baldy is not considered a breed in its own right, since it is raised only for the first generation's hybrid vigor; still, it is common enough throughout the country to almost have breed status. — John Pukite, A Field Guide to Cows, 1998

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1950

First Known Use of black baldy

1950


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