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'''Cattle''' are a bovine mammalian quadruped that were domesticated during pre-history as a source of [[meat]] and [[leather]]. Its excrement (when dry) is a useful fuel source. The female "[[cow]]" is also able to give [[milk]] and 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.
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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.
 
They are relatively placid and tend to [[herd]] for mutual protection.  This provides labour opportunities for cowherds and milkmaids. 
 
 
 
They are not normally eligible to become a [[knight]], [[landed]] or [[court]] [[noble]], or [[archbishop]], but 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.