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Aaron Young/The Register DES MOINES — A 15-year-old boy and his heifer have spent nearly every day together for the last two months.
Chad Mahler said the Charolais heifer is a breed of taurine beef cattle from the Charolais region in eastern France.
The cows are clipped and washed, Lippy said, then the heifers are given top lines using a hair dryer and clippers.
When the owners moved back, the owners discovered 113 milking cows and 100 heifers missing.
Ranchers turn up every Thursday to sell off an animal or two, usually a heifer who didn't get pregnant, or a belligerent steer not worth the trouble, or the hay now selling for $180 a ton.
Just the sound of his South Georgia drawl can move a herd of half-ton heifers, so how much trouble could a 10-pound bird be?
Hundreds filled a pavilion at the fairgrounds in Franklin, Ind., on Monday night, where two decades of grand champion steers and supreme champion heifers are honored with a tally on the wall.
The rise of agriculture made commodities like cattle and grain ideal proto-currencies: Since everyone knew what a heifer or a bushel was worth, the system was more efficient than barter.
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Origin and Etymology of heifer
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of heifer for English Language Learners
: a young female cow; especially : one that has not had a calf
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