beef cattle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n beef cattle cattle that are reared for their meat
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Usage

In literature:

Aged cattle, however, are now difficult to be had, and every year they will be scarcer with the present demand for beef.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders" by William M'Combie
We want cattle for distinct purposes, as for milk, beef, or labor.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
The failure of the corn crop in 1900, together with a scarcity of cattle, tended to raise the price of beef.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
With him appeared also the cattle thief, making his living on free beef, as he had once on the free buffalo of the plains.
"The Story of the Outlaw" by Emerson Hough
The coast sand-barrens have been converted into pasture-lands that produce draught-horses, beef cattle, and dairy cattle.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
Bill of fare: two beef-cattle and a thousand oranges.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864" by Various
We can hardly place limits upon the amount of beef cattle that Illinois is capable of producing.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
Any one of the bunk-house crowd, except McArthur, Ralston believed to be quite capable of stealing cattle for beef purposes.
"'Me-Smith'" by Caroline Lockhart
The cattle were grazing as they advanced, the cows leading and the beef cattle bringing up the rear.
"The Biography of a Prairie Girl" by Eleanor Gates
Seems to me a roast o' beef in the cook-stove's worth a whole bunch o' cattle that ain't yours.
"The One-Way Trail" by Ridgwell Cullum
Beef cattle average younger when slaughtered.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Den massa have cattle and sich purvide de milk and de butter and beef meat for eatin'.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
You can have hydroponic gardens on an asteroid, but raising beef cattle, even on Ceres, was difficult.
"Thin Edge" by Gordon Randall Garrett
They are bringing in transportation, beef, cattle and other needed supplies.
"Porto Rico" by Arthur D. Hall
These cars had been used for the transportation of beef cattle and had not been cleansed in the least since thus used.
"In and Out of Rebel Prisons" by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
It would save food for milk production if steers were eaten as veal and not fed up into beef cattle.
"Food in War Time" by Graham Lusk
She was a cattle boat; the passengers were merely incidental, the beef was vital.
"Geraldine Farrar" by Geraldine Farrar
Division commissary getting up beef cattle as we march.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
As beef cattle they are always seen to advantage at the Norwich Christmas cattle show, held annually in November.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Beef cattle grew in increasing numbers, and began to appear prominently in inventories and wills.
"Green Spring Farm" by Ross Netherton
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In news:

Watch for grass tetany in North Dakota cattle this spring, warns Carl Dahlen, North Dakota State University Extension Service beef cattle specialist.
Fargo Jet Center (Booth No 7346), an FBO in Fargo, N.D. Has signed an agreement with Global Beef Consultants to support an airlift of cattle to Kazakhstan.
Jeanne, Top Producer Editor, grew up on a beef cattle operation in Southwest Missouri and now writes from the heart of corn country in Eastern Iowa.
The corn market will dominate the attention of the US beef industry in 2008, Randy Blach, executive vice president of Cattle- Fax , told attendees of the annual.
The Orr Beef Research Center feeds its cattle with an alternative feed , which is more expensive.
Our beef cattle have such a life.
Beef Checkoff Feud Exposes Divide Within Cattle Industry.
The 2013 lineup of DEKALB Silage ProvenĀ® products provide high-quality feed with improved digestibility for dairy and beef cattle.
Fitger's Brewhouse Beefs up Menu with "In-the-Family" Highland Cattle.
For the first time, May has been designated Florida Beef Month to recognize how important the cattle industry is to the state's economy.
Brazil has more than 30 million head of cattle and importing meat from the country would directly compete with US beef production, and based on potential trade incentives, this could result in unfavorable regard to domestic cattle ...
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The live cattle and wholesale beef markets remain supply-driven as consumer demand for beef remains affected by record high prices.
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