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Vernacular form of member of the cattle species. Bovine mammalian quadruped, domesticated during pre-history as a source of [[meat]] and [[leather]]. The female is able to also give [[milk]] and the male '[[bull]]' is a symbolical given the property of strength. It's excrement (when dry) is a useful fuel source.
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'''Cattle''' are large herd animals of the genus ''Bos'' They were domesticated during pre-history as a source of [[meat]], [[leather]], and [[milk]]. Its dung, when dried, is a useful fuel source. The male "[[bull]]" is often used as [[symbol]] for the property of strength. The word "cow" is also commonly used in the [[English]] vernacular to refer to any individual cattle. A '''calf''' is a sexually immature cow of either sex.
 
Relatively placid; tends to herd for mutual protection. Provides labour opportunities for cowherds and milkmaids.
 
 
Not normally eligible to become a knight, landed or court noble, or [[archbishop]]. Possibly a good candidate for royalty, where there is a capable First Minister already in place.
 
   
 
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Latest revision as of 08:09, 1 September 2008

Cattle are large herd animals of the genus Bos They were domesticated during pre-history as a source of meat, leather, and milk. Its dung, when dried, is a useful fuel source. The male "bull" is often used as symbol for the property of strength. The word "cow" is also commonly used in the English vernacular to refer to any individual cattle. A calf is a sexually immature cow of either sex.