Quantcast

Latest Calf Stories

2009-08-20 13:45:00

A new study finds that young muskoxen conserve heat almost as well as adults, a finding that runs contrary to a longstanding assumption among scientists that young animals should be more vulnerable in extreme cold.

7e828ea44e5a0b27f1953b827cc205731
2009-07-07 15:13:06

A new study finds that age, training or participation in high impact sports do not appear to be a factor in the development of Achilles tendon problems among older athletes.

2009-06-16 14:55:44

Authorities in Florida said paramedics and veterinarians rescued a 3-month-old calf that fell down a 12-foot-deep well. Marion County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Peveeta Persaud said Thomas Wesley Harrell went to feed his cows early Monday morning when he discovered the female calf had fallen down the well, the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel reported Tuesday. Daniel Jodoin, a paramedic with the Marion County Fire Rescue, was the first to be lowered into the well to examine the animal and report on the...

1a5f6fa8bd51ca62f4ff6b8e241c4fec1
2009-06-08 09:15:00

According to a report, scientists in the Indian state of Haryana have clone a buffalo using foetal tissue.

c63c0a72df95ec381a0271bb28ea09a41
2009-05-18 11:25:00

Researchers have reported witnessing adult tucuxi dolphins trying to kill a newborn calf of their own species in what is known as the first record of these dolphins attempting infanticide.

2009-04-21 08:00:00

BELGIUM, Wis., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mach One Corporation (Pink Sheets: MNCN), an innovative, global wellness solutions company, announces the launch of a re-designed and expanded web site to be a centralized resource of information for the worldwide dairy and cattle raisers marketplace.

2009-03-27 10:51:15

A farmer in the British county of Somerset says one of his cows has given birth to twin calves that are of different breeds. Farmer Vic Phillips, 27, said his cow Jemima, a Simmental breed, mated with his bull Eric, an Aberdeen Angus, and the result was twin calves, one a Simmental and the other an Aberdeen, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. It happens but it is quite rare.

2009-03-21 22:52:33

A wildlife photographer got footage of a pink elephant calf with a herd of about 80 elephants in Botswana. Experts told the British Broadcasting Corp.

788067a7eb572c92e16b43549ffd82841
2009-03-20 12:24:56

A wildlife cameraman captured pictures of a pink baby elephant in Botswana.

2009-03-19 10:58:21

The Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine said a statistical miracle occurred when a cow gave birth triplet bull calves. Officials with the college said only about one in every 105,000 cattle births are triplets and they estimated the odds of a cow birthing triplets of a single sex at about one in 700,000, the (Kennewick, Wash.) Tri-City Herald reported Thursday. The officials said cattle triplets only have about a 25 percent chance that they will all be born alive.


Latest Calf Reference Libraries

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Australian Charbray Cattle
2014-07-09 12:40:07

The Australian Charbray is a breed of beef cattle that originated in Australia. It was developed by crossing the Charolais and Brahman breeds. Most Australian Charbray are about 75 percent Charolais and 25 percent Brahman. It is a large breed, very muscular with loose skin, possibly by being introduced to Bos indicus blood. It has a cream to light red color as an adult. The calf is usually born a light tan but will change to a creamy white in a few weeks. The Charbray is a hardy breed,...

Arouquesa Cattle
2014-07-04 10:20:33

The Arouquesa is a breed of cattle from Portugal and is in protected geographical status. Its range of habitat is restricted to the Northern Portuguese districts of Viseu, Aveiro, Porto and Braga. It is a small breed with the cow only reaching a height of about 48 inches and weighing between 790 and 950 pounds. The bull is slightly bigger at about 52 inches high and will weigh about the same as the cow. The color is a light brown, but the bull will be a little darker than the cow. There...

More Articles (8 articles) »
Word of the Day
logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
Related