Most of the visitors to our site are pet owners and know a lot about cats and dogs. You are probably one of them. But, are you up-to-date on your cattle terminology? We sometimes use cattle-related terms when discussing our pets. 'Bull-headed', for instance, is a term we often hear when pet owners are discussing their pets' behavior problems. Some commonly used terms for canines (dogs), such as 'springer', have a totally different meanings in the bovine (cattle) world.
Match the veterinary terms related to cattle with the correct definitions on the right.
||A. male, castrated bovine
||B. mature female bovine
||C. the act of breeding in cattle
||D. cow showing signs of soon delivering her calf
||E. a motherless young bovine
||F. female bovine less than 3 years old which has never had a calf
||G. act of giving birth
||H. adult, uncastrated male bovine
||I. group of bovines
||J. sexually immature bovine of either sex
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