A heifer is young female bovine that has never given birth to a calf.
A heifer may be considered a cow if:
Some people consider a heifer can become a cow after she gives birth to her first calf, but for many cattle producers she is merely considered a first-calf heifer, not a cow.
You could call it a heifer, or a twin heifer if the sibling is also a heifer, or a freemartin if the heifer's sib is a bull calf.
Cow, first-calf heifer, bred heifer, heifer, heifer calf or spayed heifer. See the related question below.
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There's no such thing as a male heifer. A heifer is female, period.
A heifer that is pregnant.
An unpregnant heifer.
A springing heifer is a heifer who is within a few weeks of delivering her first calf.
The gender of a heifer is female.
A heifer that has just calved.
It's the name for a heifer that has had her first calf and is currently raising her first calf. It's also a name for a heifer that came from a heifer or cow that was that heifer or cow's first calf.
That all depends on the age of the heifer. The older the heifer, the heavier she'll be.
A heifer that is either in heat (going in or out of), or a hermaphordite heifer as a result of being twinned with a bull.
She can also be known as a heifer calf, heifer yearling (if she is a year old), or first time heifer (if she has given birth to her first calf).
A heifer is a young female cow.
A heifer is a female cow prior to having a calf. In mythology, Io was transformed by Zeus into a heifer.
A heifer is a female bovine that has not yet had its first calf. A long bred heifer is a heifer well along in the gestation period and due to calve shortly.
A pregnant heifer is still a heifer because she still hasn't had a calf yet. She only becomes a cow after she's had her calf or after her second calf.
Bessie The Heifer was created in 1951.
A calf "becomes" a heifer if it is female. A heifer calf is a young female calf that is suckling off her momma; a heifer is a female bovine that has been weaned but has not yet had a calf.
If there are several heifers together an in heat heifer will often mount another heifer that is in heat as well. If the heifer is alone it will be difficult to determine without the use of palpation or ultrasound.
Heifer is already the feminine form. A heifer is a female cow who has not yet had a calf. A female cow who has only had one calf is often called a first-calf heifer.
A heifer is the genus and specie of its parents. Actually, a heifer is the term for any female cow, who has not yet had a calf.
No. Only a heifer calf twinned to a bull calf will be infertile, not twin heifer calves.
Heifer calf (newly born female calf), Heifer yearling (year old female), first time heifer (Heifer that has given birth to her first calf).