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COW. In a penal statute which mentions both cows and beefer's, it was held that by the term cow, must be understood one that had a calf. 2 East, P. C. 616; 1 Leach, 105.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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2007), we assumed the parturition site was near the post-parturition location of the cow-calf pair. We defined the post-parturition area as 100 ha (565 m radius) surrounding the post-parturition location (Poole et al.
Then we compared the effects of harvest of unaccompanied females (cows > 1 year that are not accompanied by a calf) to harvest of cow-calf pairs (CN and CC harvest scenarios, respectively).
In addition, Hereford cow-calf pairs were potentially more sensitive to seasonal weather variability than the crossbred animals were.
Ellis received 60 cow-calf pairs (some full-bloods and some half-bloods crossed with Red Angus) in April 2010.
2007), and searches from aircraft for VHF collared cow-calf pairs (Bailey and Bangs 1980, McGraw et al.