• In combination with hoof blocks and other hoof care products, the Cattle Wrap (red) hoof tape provides the most used alternative to treat an injured claw of cows and cattle. (cowcare.eu)
  • On the cracked earth, hundreds of cattle wander in search of the last drinking hole or that rare blade of grass. (yahoo.com)
  • Since the FAO Plant Production and Protection Paper Number 91 - "Pastures and Cattle under Coconuts" - was published in 1988 there have been considerable developments in terms of research carried out, publications and workshops and seminars. (fao.org)
  • Cattle came off ranges and pastures to be slaughtered after eating hay, wheat shoots, alfalfa, or the plentiful mesquite, brome and buffalo grasses of the western plains and prairies. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The victims' most common activities at the time of death were working with and treating cattle in enclosed spaces such as pens and chutes (n = 7) and moving or sorting cattle toward pens, barns, or pastures (n = 5). (cdc.gov)
  • With so much rustling, shepherds are moving cattle to more remote and arid pastures to avoid thieves. (latimes.com)
  • Moreover, livestock such as cattle are primarily fed on pastures, crop residues, and fallows. (wikipedia.org)
  • More than 90% of the national cattle herd is found in the traditional sector, in which over 95% of the cattle originate from the small East African Zebu (EAZ) known as the Tanzania Shorthorn Zebu (TSZ). (fao.org)
  • There are five cows and a calf in that herd of cattle . (wiktionary.org)
  • In referring to domestic cattle a grown male is a bull, a grown female a cow, an infant a calf, and an animal between one and two years old a yearling. (infoplease.com)
  • During the same period, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska accounted for 16% of the nation's approximately 985,000 cattle operations and 21% of the nation's cattle and calf herd ( 2 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Cattle are our lives," she says, pulling a calf off its mother's teats and roping it to a wooden peg. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Thankfully, it was rescued by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust in 1980, and the interest in extensively lean grass fed cattle, and has made a dramatic comeback. (nationaltrust.org.uk)
  • The images should probably be placed in subcategories of Category:Cattle breeds . (wikimedia.org)
  • The TSZ cattle are characterised by low production coefficients compared with exotic cattle ( Bos taurus ) breeds. (fao.org)
  • In my experience it's worse than ever, in the past at least the cattle was surviving," said rancher McDonald Modise eyeing a carcass of one of his cows, which had died the previous day. (yahoo.com)
  • Ms. Prattus's grandfather was a cattle rancher. (npr.org)
  • Sizable beef inventories and sluggish retail demand drove cattle futures prices lower Thursday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. (latimes.com)
  • The prices of U.S. cattle futures soared to all-time highs on strong export demand and on expectations that beef supplies will decline later in the year. (wsj.com)
  • SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- Cattle futures closed at their maximum lows Wednesday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as news of a mad-cow-disease discovery in Washington state prompted several countries to ban imports of U.S. beef. (marketwatch.com)
  • Guernsey cattle, breed of dairy cattle developed on the islands of Alderney, Guernsey, and Sark near the north coast of France. (factmonster.com)
  • Dairy Cattle Ornaments make for brilliantly simple gifts in the present, and promise to be meaningful keepsakes for memories in the years to come. (cafepress.com)
  • The cattle tyrant ( Machetornis rixosa ) is a species of bird in the tyrant-flycatcher family Tyrannidae. (wikipedia.org)
  • If a particular whale species isn't endangered, then there's not a blind bit of difference between butchering them or cattle. (wiktionary.org)
  • The yak , B. grunniens, and other cattle species, wild and domestic, exist in Asia. (infoplease.com)
  • Unlike other herons and egrets, this species typically feeds in dry fields, often following cattle (or other animals) and waiting for them to flush insects into view. (audubon.org)
  • The research team put together a package of technologies for on-farm introduction (in Berege village) and evaluation and it included improved Mpwapwa breed of cattle, improved forage species, intensive feed gardens, conservation and utilisation of crop residues, disease control and dual-purpose legumes. (fao.org)
  • WASHINGTON, May 17- Cattle being fed for the slaughter market as of May 1 in the seven leading beef states totaled 7.5 million head, up 4 percent from a year ago and 6 percent from two years ago, the Agriculture Department said on Monday. (nytimes.com)
  • Microbiologist Schmitz-Esser analysed stomach samples from slaughter cattle. (eurekalert.org)
  • The Australian live-export industry has shipped more than 6.5 million head of cattle to Indonesia for slaughter over the last 20 years. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Cattle called "corn-fed", "grain-fed", or "corn-finished" are typically fattened on maize, soy, and other types of feed for several months before slaughter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Delve deeper into your agricultural business with the feature-packed Cattle & Cultivation Expansion for Professional Farmer 2017. (microsoft.com)
  • The remarkable range expansion of the Cattle Egret represents one of the great avian success stories. (audubon.org)
  • When you visit our estate you will see our longhorn cattle grazing the Parkland. (nationaltrust.org.uk)
  • Shugborough estate has a long history with longhorn cattle. (nationaltrust.org.uk)
  • The drive of the distinctive Texas Longhorn cattle happens at 11:30am and 4pm daily in the city's Stockyards District. (fortworth.com)
  • And in much of the world, beef cattle are raised in regions that are not heavily forested, such as the savannas of sub-Saharan Africa or the high plains of North America. (ucsusa.org)
  • In fact, most beef cattle are raised on pasture from birth in the spring until autumn (7 to 9 months). (wikipedia.org)
  • Fort Worth is the only place in the world where you can view a twice-daily cattle drive of Texas longhorns by Fort Worth cowboys. (fortworth.com)
  • One of Fort Worth's most famous attractions is its twice-daily cattle drive through the streets by some hardcore-looking cowboys. (fortworth.com)
  • uncountable , rare ) Used in restricted contexts to refer to the meat derived from cattle. (wiktionary.org)
  • Today, cattle are raised worldwide and are used for milk, meat, leather and labor. (investopedia.com)
  • The increased cost and added work that goes into the raising of Belgian Blue cattle leads to higher valued cuts of meat. (redorbit.com)
  • According to meat producers, tens of thousands of cattle have died or are being culled due to the drought. (yahoo.com)
  • If we can identify the factors that contribute to live weight loss and energy deficiency in cattle during the transportation process, perhaps we can come up with strategies to minimise stress, and improve meat quality and shelf life," Dr Parker said. (edu.au)
  • Bali cattle were an important source of meat and were used for plowing. (wikipedia.org)
  • A computer calculates daily feed rations of corn, silage, wheat, hormones, vitamins and supplements for the cattle in each pen, according to the age, weight and condition of the animals. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Most cattle in the US have a diet that is composed of at least some forage (grass, legumes, or silage). (wikipedia.org)
  • Ten of the 21 fatalities involved attacks by individual bulls, six involved attacks by individual cows, and five involved multiple cattle. (cdc.gov)
  • Hansen's father, Mel, spent a lifetime as a ranch manager in California, fitting cattle and winning enough shows to paper his dining room walls with victory banners. (latimes.com)
  • Long-distance cattle driving was traditional in Mexico, California and Texas. (conservapedia.com)
  • In eastern African, the Nuer are a group of pastoralists of which cattle permeate every aspect of their society in the same way that the forest is part of the lives of the pygmies. (scribd.com)
  • The temptation of a lone white man was too great for any gathering of myall -natives, and sheep-fat and cattle -steak seemed there for the spearing, so that a stockman always ran the risk of attack, especially if his shepherds interfered with the native women. (wiktionary.org)
  • However, it's been known for some time that while cattle and sheep turn as much as 10 percent of their food into methane, the Tammar Wallaby produces only 1 percent to 2 percent. (theregister.co.uk)
  • Through this new and careful selection of cattle he improved the size and quality of this breed, which became widely produced throughout England and Ireland, until it was surpassed by the Shorthorn in the 1800's. (nationaltrust.org.uk)
  • It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom . (redorbit.com)
  • Others are ranchers such as Vietheer and Hansen, who primp their own cattle, and occasionally handle other people's animals for $100 a day and all the fair food they can stomach. (latimes.com)
  • Dieser "Cattle Drive" mit echten Longhorns im Stockyards National Historic District ist eine der bekanntesten Attraktionen der Stadt. (fortworth.com)
  • The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. (redorbit.com)
  • Battle Cattle is a miniature game made by Wingnut Games which focuses on cow-to-cow combat . (everything2.com)
  • The Tammar Wallaby's digestive system is getting agricultural researchers excited, after researchers from Australia's science agency CSIRO found its gut generates far lower methane emissions than cattle. (theregister.co.uk)
  • This does not mean that beef produced in these regions has no global warming impact: the digestive systems of cattle emit large amounts of methane and nitrous oxide -powerful global warming pollutants-no matter what kind of land they occupy. (ucsusa.org)
  • I remember the cattle steaks of the old days, the juicy pork, the dripping joints of lamb, the venison. (wiktionary.org)
  • In Texas itself cattle raising expanded rapidly as American tastes shifted from pork to beef. (conservapedia.com)
  • Many of these commercial cattle fattening operations set up in dry southwestern states such as Taxas and Arizona rather than in Iowa and Illinois where animals often lost weight slogging through the Corn Belt's winter mud. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Corn is the "food of choice for cattle," said Hultman. (marketwatch.com)
  • The debate is whether cattle should be raised on diets primarily composed of pasture (grass) or a concentrated diet of grain, soy, corn and other supplements. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a high-starch, high-energy food, corn decreases the time to fatten cattle and increases carcass yield. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some corn-fed cattle are fattened in concentrated animal feeding operations known as feed lots. (wikipedia.org)
  • The majority of beef cattle in Ontario are finished on a corn (maize)-based diet, whereas Western Canadian beef is finished on a barley-based diet. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Sacramento, the supreme champion bull will walk away with an award buckle and a $1,000 prize, about the same as cattle kings did a decade earlier. (latimes.com)
  • In 1815 Timothy Flint "encountered a drove of more than 1,000 cattle and swine" being driven from the interior of Ohio to Philadelphia. (conservapedia.com)
  • There is much discussion over the origin of cattle in Egypt and Africa in general: are Egyptian cattle originally from the Near East or were they first domesticated in Africa? (ucl.ac.uk)
  • The AK-47 is changing pastoral cultures, increasing the frequency and lethality of cattle raids and destabilizing large swaths of East Africa. (latimes.com)
  • There are four types of cattle depicted in Egyptian art (click on the images for larger pictures). (ucl.ac.uk)
  • In the United States, most grass-fed cattle are raised for beef production. (wikipedia.org)
  • books.google.com - Cattle Plague: A History is the most comprehensive general study of the history of cattle plague or rinderpest yet attempted, of which there has not been a book in English since 1866. (google.com)
  • Brought to North America by European settlers in the 1500s, cattle were first used for their skins and tallow. (investopedia.com)
  • In various societies throughout history wealth has been measured in terms of cattle- cattle is related to capital and chattel, and pecuniary is derived from pecus [Lat. (infoplease.com)
  • Believe it or not Big Mac is one of the ultra radicals who provide fast food cattle burgers to interstate vehicles who drive all over the place providing scraps for rats, cats, flies, etc, so that the Mad Cow Disease might spread even faster than it would otherwise do. (wiktionary.org)
  • Cattle burgers. (wiktionary.org)
  • in many parts of the world, such as India-home to the world's largest cattle population- most cattle are used for dairy or as work animals . (ucsusa.org)
  • During the Civil War before the Union seized the Mississippi in 1863 , Texas drove cattle throughout the states for the Confederate forces. (conservapedia.com)
  • Do you want to raise cattle ? (wiktionary.org)
  • Complete adoption of farming practices like grass-fed beef production systems would increase the amount of forage land needed to raise cattle but reduce cropland used to feed them. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are around 10 million cattle in the UK, most of which are reared for either beef (beef cows) or milk production (dairy cows). (vegsoc.org)
  • It was a major economic activity in the frontier stage of the American southwest, especially 1866-95, when 10 million cattle were herded from Texas to railheads in Kansas for shipments to stockyards in Chicago and points east. (conservapedia.com)
  • At the close of the war Texas had probably 5 million cattle-and no market. (conservapedia.com)
  • Western, or European, domestic cattle ( Bos taurus ) are thought to be descended mainly from the aurochs, a large European wild ox domesticated during the Stone Age, extinct since 1627. (infoplease.com)
  • Domestic cattle were first brought to the Western Hemisphere by Columbus on his second voyage. (infoplease.com)
  • A growing number of health and environmental proponents in the United States such as the Union of Concerned Scientists advocate raising cattle on pasture and other forage. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the early 1800s, population growth in the U.S. triggered the growth of the commercial cattle industry, which took advantage of the Western frontier's open landscape. (investopedia.com)
  • CME Group values its relationship with the cattle community and is committed to helping producers and commercial firms manage their risk. (cmegroup.com)
  • Although O157:H7 is pathogenic in humans, it can colonise the digestive tract of cattle without triggering any clinical signs, referred to as healthy carriage. (inra.fr)