dairy cattle

plural noun

Definition of dairy cattle

: cattle kept for milk production

Examples of dairy cattle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Adam Lock, a dairy cattle nutrition expert and professor at Michigan State University, published a presentation on YouTube in response to media inquiries. Karen Ho, Quartz, 4 Mar. 2021 The excrement of beef and dairy cattle is therefore rich in the full range of metabolic volatiles. Harold Mcgee, Wired, 6 Nov. 2020 The roster of competitions includes breeding beef heifers, breeding sheep, dairy cattle, and market lambs. Marcy De Luna, Chron, 5 Nov. 2020 Roberts has been a 4-H exhibitor at the state fair for more than 10 years, showing foods, plants, flowers, crafts, canning, vegetables, photography, and floral arrangements, as well as market goats and her dairy cattle. Pat Stoetzer, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 6 Oct. 2020 Hoping to shed new light on cow development, the researchers studied groups of Holstein dairy cattle across major life phases, from the period before they were weaned to the period of lactation after the confirmation of a second pregnancy. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, 14 Feb. 2020 Of those emissions, 65% come from beef and dairy cattle. Sarah Lazarus, CNN, 21 Sep. 2020 Hoping to shed new light on cow development, the researchers studied groups of Holstein dairy cattle across major life phases, from the period before they were weaned to the period of lactation after the confirmation of a second pregnancy. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, 14 Feb. 2020 Hoping to shed new light on cow development, the researchers studied groups of Holstein dairy cattle across major life phases, from the period before they were weaned to the period of lactation after the confirmation of a second pregnancy. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, 14 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of dairy cattle

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Dairy cattle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dairy%20cattle. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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