Most of the losses are calves, though.
Calves constitute about one-twelfth of the total number of cattle.
She stumbled through the deep sand until her calves ached and her breathing was hard.
Grass had already begun to grow on the garden paths, and horses and calves were straying in the English park.
Occasionally two calves are produced at a birth, although the normal number is one.
Alex finally roped one of the calves and started back to the shed.
The plot of ground which can support a single cow (or 2 heifers, 3 calves or sheep, 4 pigs or 8 goats) is called a Kuhstoss (of which there are 270,389 in Switzerland), and it is in these terms that the productiveness of the alp is reckoned.
Some of these small settlers owned no cattle, and subsisted by stealing calves and unbranded cattle (mavericks) belonging to the range cattlemen.
The Great Pyrenees dog had adopted the buffalo calves shortly after they were born.
Princess had her new foal, the buffalo had her calves, and even the Longhorns had a baby.
The horizontal lines are parallels, depending upon the altitude of the pole star, the Calves of the Little Bear and the Barrow of the Great Bear above the horizon.
This belief seems to be especially prevalent amongst breeders of cattle; but how, for example, a long-horned Highland bull, used for crossing with black hornless Galloway cows, could subsequently get Galloway-like calves out of pure Highland heifers it is impossible to imagine.
Here and there, calves frolicked with each other, kicking their heels in the air and bellowing their delight at the balmy weather.
Besides the chickens, we have several other additions to the family--two calves, a colt, and a penful of funny little pigs.
The hunting-boot (EVbpoµis) was laced up the front, and reached to the calves; the K60opvos (cothurnus) was a high boot reaching to the middle of the leg, and as worn by tragic actors had high soles.
I intend the price of them, bound in calves' leather, and lettered, to be 9 shillings here.
Stories of tailless kittens, puppies and calves, born from parents one of whom had been thus injured, are abundant, but they have hitherto entirely failed to stand before examination.
The air is filled with the bleating of calves and sheep, and the hustling of oxen, as if a pastoral valley were going by.
To counteract the influence of Jerusalem he established golden calves at Dan and Bethel, an act which to later ages was as gross a piece of wickedness as his rebellion against the legitimate dynasty of Judah.
Now all they needed to do was find the Buffalo cow and her calves and drive them through.
Brutus followed, and the two calves tagged along awkwardly behind him.
Carmen stood in the stirrups and studied the two calves? both females.
"New puppies," "new calves" and "new babies" keep Helen's interest in the why and wherefore of things at white heat.
Bones of bulls and male calves, especially crania, were collected and formed into huge ox-like mummies.
Their colour is black, their skull decidedly round, their hair thick and frizzly, their legs thin and almost without calves, and their toes so prehensile that they can use them nearly as well as their fingers.
Its habits much resemble those of the rest of the group to which it belongs; and, like the leopard, when it happens to come within reach of an abundant and easy prey, as the sheep or calves of an outlying farming station, it kills far more than it can eat, either for the sake of the blood only or to gratify its propensity for destruction.
Calves suckle with their mouths and not with their trunks.
Aurochs' calves were in all probability captured by the early inhabitants of Britain and the continent and tamed; and from these, with perhaps an occasional blending of wild blood, are descended most European breeds of cattle.
It is further significant that, in the Chillingham herd, dark-coloured calves, which are weeded out, make their appearance from time to time.
As soon as they begin to require other food than her milk, she kills for them, teaching them to do so for themselves by practising on small animals, such as deer and young calves or pigs.
The Jews were as well able as their neighbours to fashion golden calves, snakes and the minor idols called teraphim, when their legislator, in the words we have just cited, forbade the ancillary use of all plastic and pictorial art for religious purposes.
It preys upon the smaller animals and inflicts much loss upon stock farmers through the destruction of calves, lambs, &c., but it very rarely ventures to attack man or any of the larger animals.
One very important fact recorded by Dr Gadow is that calves and lambs shed their horns at an early age.
2 -5) and the author of Kings, seem to mark out the Molech or Baal as a false god, distinct from Yahweh, is precisely parallel to the way in which Hosea speaks of the golden calves or Baalim.
The pain in the stomach is persistent, and cramps in the calves of the legs add to the torture.
The industry gravitated to New Zealand, and finally died out, chiefly through the wasteful practice of killing the calves to secure the capture of the mothers.
The censuses from 1860 to 1900 showed a far greater number of neat cattle on farms and ranges in Texas than in any other state or Territory; in 1900 the number was 7, 2 79,935 (excluding spring calves); and in 1910 there were 8,308,000 neat cattle including 1,137,000 milch cows.
1827-1830); (iv.) the term " cheptel " is also improperly applied to a contract by which cattle are given to be housed and fed - here the lessor retains the ownership, but has only the profit of the calves (Art.
It is also found in the thymus gland of calves and in the spleen of cattle.
Thus the buildings forming the residence of a well-to-do farmer of the bo-aire class as described in the Laws, consisted of a living-house in which he slept and took his meals, a cookinghouse, a kiln for drying corn, a barn, a byre for calves, a sheepfold and a pigsty.
Your buffalo cow had two calves.
It took her the better part of an hour to locate the cow, and if it hadn't been for the white form that raced out to meet them, she might have missed the cow in the hollow with her two calves.
The native idea, which may be true, is that the shorter period occurs in the case of female and the longer in that of male calves.
It is found in the allantoic liquid of the cow, and in the urine of sucking calves.
His ox mates without fail; his cow calves and does not abort.
She sold 96 alpacas from females with calves, yearling females to geld males.
He noted: Furthermore, we understand a cohort of calves born to cows that had BSE is being followed up.
bulling heifers and some in-calf heifers and heifers with calves.
Although the difference between the EBVs was small they suggest that calves sired by bull C would be born slightly earlier.
bull calves coming from the dairy herd would not be particularly great.
The dairy bull calves are still being sent straight for slaughter as there is no demand for them.
calfe key points are Viruses are the major trigger for the pneumonia of suckled calves.
calfveral farmers have recorded a 10-15% increase in the number of calves weaned from the same number of cows.
calfe female calves were kept to maintain the milking herd and the bull calves fattened and sold for meat.
calfthough the difference between the EBVs was small they suggest that calves sired by bull C would be born slightly earlier.
calfeep with very young lambs, cattle with new-born calves.
calfring the beef export ban, up to 500,000 newborn male dairy calves were shot in the head every year in the UK.
calfo female Friesian calves born to Emma and Jenny.
calfwever, the effect on the proportion of bull calves coming from the dairy herd would not be particularly great.
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All calves should be fed colostrum derived from the first milking, ideally within the first 6 hours of life.
Ensure newborn calves receive sufficient colostrum in the first 24 hours of life, particularly in the first 6 hours.
SCP is paid on suckler cows forming part of a regular breeding herd used for rearing calves for meat production.
crossbred show calves.
At birth PI calves have easily demonstrable virus in their blood.
disbudding calves at an early age when it was not a major operation.
disinfecting between batches of calves in a shed are being over looked.
Can't say I saw the skeleton dude, or his chick's calves.
Expect the unexpected massive glacier calves and breathtaking wildlife soaring eagles and humpback whales.
But the grilled calves ' liver was very tender, artfully arranged with braised endive and a well smashed potato mash.
The female calves were kept to maintain the milking herd and the bull calves fattened and sold for meat.
A recent innovation for the calves is an automatic feeder which has also been accepted readily by the younger stock.
She sold 96 alpacas from females with calves, yearling females with calves, yearling females to geld males.
frisky bull in a field full of cows and calves.
The calves are driven out of their crates with electric goads.
golden calfafter the Apostolic times, the golden calves of idolatry were set up by the Church of Rome.
Tired legs, a sore groin and weary calves kept him on the bench also for Wolves draw with Sheff Utd.
gruesome fate of unwanted male calves -- every year up to 200,000 are shot in the head just hours afterbirth.
All heifer calves or bulling heifers naturally would be heifers for the whole of the six month retention period.
heifers with calves at foot made £ 1,000-plus in that sale.
What about the clear and obvious cruelty caused by making a pastime of hunting hinds running with their calves?
hinds with calves.
humpback mothers and calves remain longest on the breeding grounds, and pregnant females are the first to leave.
ileum of calves in mid-1994.
inadvisable to allow calves to share the airspace with older animals.
This suggested that the exemption of SBO from calves under six months was perhaps inadvisable.
intestines of calves under six months old were banned from entering the human food chain.
leathern thongs were round his calves.
The excellent palatability facilitates administration to calves and pigs and is useful in improving intake of other medicaments.
offal from calves should be excluded from the ban.
orphan lambs or watch newborn calves take their first steps.
Causes of enzootic pneumonia Enzootic pneumonia in calves is a multifactorial disease.
Well known for being good mothers and can be fiercely protective with calves at foot, particularly toward dogs.
sire the calves.
Its main use is as a crossing sire, to produce good quality beef calves out of dairy cows.
stillborn calves born on the 7th.
sucklesperm whale cows have been observed still suckling calves of 10 years old.
A highlight will be pens of cows and calves showing as many combinations as possible of potential breeds / crosses for replacement suckler heifers.
suggests asking Brookfield to take some of their surplus milk for their calves.
Once the calves have learned to use the teats they move onto a barrel device.
thymus of calves should be proscribed as SBO.
unborn calves do not exist according to the regulations.
wildebeest calves and other hoofed mammals.
Sometimes a particular alp, or a portion of it, is reserved exclusively to heifers and calves, or to goats (in this case it is the loftier portion).
Bernal Diaz, the old " conquistador," has described the hideous aspect of the idols which Cortes destroyed, " idols in the shape of hideous dragons as big as calves," idols half in the form of men, half of dogs, and serpents which were worshipped as divine.
Every morning before I went to school I had chores to do, which began with mixing up the formula and feeding the calves.
These were animals the size of calves with saucer eyes which frequented Hethersett.
The more fortunate calves collapse when a huntsman is at hand to shoot it before it is savaged by the dogs.
It also allows the farmer to choose from a variety of breeds to sire the calves.
Both Mote and the MMC had stillborn calves born on the 7th.
Old sperm whale cows have been observed still suckling calves of 10 years old.
For calves born to beef cows this can be achieved by allowing the calf to suckle naturally.
Mike suggests asking Brookfield to take some of their surplus milk for their calves.
Dr. Calman said that he would be advising Ministers that the distal ileum and thymus of calves should be proscribed as SBO.
Female calves become milk machines like their mothers, suffering chronic lameness, painful udder infections and constant hunger.
Unborn calves do not exist according to the regulations.
The calves will be reared for veal on the continent.
The UK had a large trade in the export of veal calves.
List the possible problems which may arise in weaning calves.
Diet Gazelles, impala, wildebeest calves and other hoofed mammals.
Traditionally rennet is extracted from the stomach lining of butchered veal calves.
The calves have the rennet in their stomachs to help digest milk from their mothers.
Rennet is derived from the stomachs of freshly slaughtered calves, although it can be genetically created in a lab or found in plant-based forms.
The British Medical Journal published a study (1960) in which calves were given their mother's milk, only pasteurized.
Rennet comes from the stomachs of newly born calves.
Ballet inspired exercises are perfect for shaping up the inner thighs and calves.
The legs are comprised of four major muscle groups, the quads, hams, calves and buttocks.
However, as opposed to the days when he would show off well-toned calves in stockings, he now wore riding boots.
The socks should also be long enough to pull up over your calves.
Ames Walker also has specialized dress socks that give extra support to the calves or padding on the sole to help people who are on their feet a lot.
Skirt length will be discussed - a skirt that falls on the fleshiest part of the calves will make your legs look shorter and plumper, even with very high heels.
For a form-fitting exercise pant, choose one that follows the contours of your calves, thighs, and hips without digging in to your skin and that fits comfortably in the waist.
If you do, they will tend to ride up and draw attention to thick calves.
Curvy gals benefit from styles that show off one specific trait, be it a nipped-in waistline, a shapely bust or fantastic calves.
The low height also means greater comfort, since they don't bind or dig into calves or thighs.
If you have larger calves or are an apple shape, choosing capris designed with a flared or wide leg is not only more comfortable, but also has a slimming effect and flatters your slim ankles.
This is where you can get coats for dressage, including shadbelly, classic jodhpurs, ratcatchers, chaps and classic riding boots designed for wider calves.
Mid-calf jacket hems fall at the mid-point of the calves.
Torrid promises the hottest new footwear in wider widths, and boots designed to fit larger calves.
In the past, women who needed stockings to fit larger calves or thighs were hard pressed to find hosiery that fit properly.
Finish with a pair of heels that show off curvy calves and you still have a great outfit.
On the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website, there is a helpful pictorial guideline to performing a variety of stretches for every part of the body, including the shoulders, lower back, hips, knees, calves, and hamstrings.
Muscle loss in the feet and calves leads to foot drop in which the foot does not lift high enough off the ground when walking.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS)-A disorder in which the patient experiences crawling, aching, or other disagreeable sensations in the calves that can be relieved by movement.
Cramps may affect any muscle but are most common in the calves, feet, and hands.
Most people experience brief, mild fasciculation from time to time, usually in the calves.
Symptoms of juvenile and adult onset DM include facial weakness and a slack jaw, drooping eyelids called ptosis, and muscle wasting in the forearms and calves.
About the same time, his calves will begin to swell, though with fibrous tissue rather than with muscle and feel firm and rubbery; this condition gives DMD one of its alternate names, pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy.
Symptoms of myotonic dystrophy include facial weakness and a slack jaw, drooping eyelids (ptosis), and muscle wasting in the forearms and calves.
In addition, there have been a few cases where workers have developed Listeria skin infections by touching infected calves or poultry.
The Belted Cargo Pant-A white pant with detailing on knees and calves, it includes a wide belt for adjusting during your pregnancy.
Every woman knows what a good pair of sexy stiletto sandals will do for her calves, glutes, thighs and overall posture.
Adjusting the length is as simple as adding a fold where you see fit, so you can have a skirt that skims the hips, thighs, knees, calves or ankles.
The robe features a front pocket, large hood and falls to the calves.
If nothing else, legwarmers kept plenty of women's calves nice and toasty all year long!
Skirts could be asymmetrical as well, although the handkerchief skirt of the 1920s was replaced with skirts that could be shorter in front - showing off both knees - and then rounding to hit the back of the knees or calves.
Full-figured women can find what they need at Catherines, including a jean skirt that falls just past the calves.
Wear a dress that hits roughly at mid-thigh to show off your toned calves and thighs.
Do elongate your legs and make calves look shapelier by wearing short heels.
To dress like Santa, you'll need a red velour suit trimmed in white fur at the collar, wrists, down the chest and at the calves.
From two headed calves to bearded women, the unique and unusual could always be found at the carnival.
Since flats just won't do the same thing for your calves as a little heel, enter the dressy sandal platform shoes!
Not to mention you get the sexy calves heels offer, with less pain.
The heels of stilettos are high, thin and have the power to make your calves look super sexy.
Flats may not do the fabulous things for your calves that high heels can, but they're much more comfortable.
If you have skinny calves, it can be an excruciating task to wander from store to store, never knowing if you'll find that perfect pair of sexy boots.
The same goes for girls with thick calves.
Finding the right style to fit your calves can help.
These often fit snugly enough for even the thinnest calves since they're made small with the intent of stretching (they just may not stretch if you're extremely thin).
If you have very muscular calves, however, you might have to shop around to find a pair that doesn't squeeze too tightly.
Thick calves look thinner in sleek styles and dark colors.
Thin calves gain bulk in cowboy boots, slouchy styles and prints.
However, if your calves are on the thick side, you may want to opt for a narrow wedge heel instead for more visual balance.
Just as girls with muscular calves should stray from the skinny heels, girls with thin calves should opt for thinner heels.
You get bonus points if there are straps or ribbons dancing up your calves.
Without it, you could find yourself hobbling home with calves and/or shins in terrific pain.
Foregoing these two important factors can really leave your calves and shins in pain.
This height is perfect because it's not high enough to make you teeter unsteadily, and not low enough to make your calves ache.
The Fit Flop boasts a built-in "micro-wobbleboard" that claims to activate the muscles in your mid-step and thus helps to tone your thighs, calves and even the troublesome glutes.
Since MBTs also encourage the wearer to use muscles they normally wouldn't, the back, legs, butt, calves, and even waist can tone right up.
Doing so adds bulk to your calves and makes you appear shorter than you really are.
It tones the leg and thigh muscles, from the glutes down to the calves, which in turn helps your body burn more calories.
Instead of fitting close to the calves like other boots, the Yaghi is so fluffy that your legs may look virtually shapeless when wearing them.
The platform boot also offers a lace-up closure for ladies with thicker calves.
If you look through galleries, you will see several praying hands on calves, forearms, even chests.
Visitors in January through March can see the whales just offshore, often with their new-born calves in tow.
Instead of crossing your calves as you normally would, each foot is placed on the opposite thigh.
Make sure to fully stretch all parts of your leg, including the ankles and calves.
Lie on your back with your arms out to the sides, knees bent at a 90 degree angle with calves resting on top of the exercise ball.
Free weight exercises for the lower body are usually compound exercises that target several muscle groups at once, including the glutes, hamstrings, quads, calves and other, smaller leg muscles of the hips and groin.
This is a classic trick for putting the emphasis on a lagging body part, be it calves, forearms, or neck, and it works excellently with abs, too.
This includes the quadriceps, calves, hamstrings, and Achilles tendons.
The chest muscles are considerably more complex than, for example, biceps or calves in that they can work in multiple directions.
Your shins are parallel to the ceiling, and your calves are parallel to the floor.
This exercise works the calves and it is super easy to do.
The key to progress is developing explosive strength in the thighs, hips and calves.
Squatting without weights still activates a whole bunch of muscles from the calves to the back.
Then stretch your calf muscles to prevent the hopping from making your calves too tight.
Muscle groups exercised by push ups include your chest, shoulders, biceps and triceps, hands and forearms, your entire back, quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes and calves.
A good stretching progression includes quadriceps, hamstrings, hip flexors, inner thighs, outer thighs, calves, lower back, abdominals, upper back muscles, shoulders, chest, neck, biceps, triceps and forearms.
At this point, there is minimal stress.Seated calf raises will work your calves in a gentle, non-jarring movement.
Every time you put your calves to work, you are gaining the benefits of strength training.
When you exercise your calves, you are conditioning two muscles, the gastrocnemius and the soleus.
You will feel a comfortable stretch in your calves.
Stretches targeting these areas as well as your hamstrings, calves, and quads will help you avoid injury.
Walk around the gym or around a track for five or 10 minutes, then stretch your hips, quads, hamstrings, back and calves, the areas most affected by agility movements.
During this transition between the upward and downward movements, you engage your calves as you press the ball of your foot against the pedal and raise your heel.
Opaque tights don't necessarily require them; they can cover the bumps and hairs that come with those manly calves and thighs.
These black stockings feature a small bow with pearl accent just below the calves.
Tighten your tummy, give the illusion of toned thighs, tuck in those love handles and generally shape your body from your chest to your calves--effortlessly.
The Hide & Sleek capri style actually goes even further than the average thigh smoother--it smooths the whole thigh, down the knee and onto the calves for an exquisitely sleek silhouette.
They come in lengths that extend from the tops of your thighs, to lengths that extend past your knees and down to your calves or ankles.
The bottoms will have a comfortable elastic waist with a hem that reaches your calves or ankles.
While this product is designed for the feet, there's no reason why it can't be applied to fingers, calves and other blister-prone parts of the body, as long as it is not applied near the eyes, nose, mouth or other sensitive areas.
The canvas leggings that covered the calves, as noted, were not very effective.
"Oh, that's heaven," she purred, as he massaged her feet and calves.
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