white heifer disease

noun

Definition of white heifer disease

: a congenital abnormality of the reproductive organs of heifers resulting in sterility and occurring chiefly in white or nearly white animals of the Shorthorn breed

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“White heifer disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20heifer%20disease. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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