heifer heifer  /ˈhaɪ fər/


  • (n) young cow


  1. Thus there may be two heifers or a heifer and a bull by the time the original heifer gets abroad.
  2. At the agricultural experiment station of Pennsylvania State College, veterinarians trussed up Jessie, two-year-old heifer, and plugged her as though she were a watermelon.
  3. Our best Hereford heifer is being curried for delivery, consigned to your 9-lb.


  1. 31st Parade of Breeds crowning champions

    Taylor Schertz of Denton exhibited the Supreme Champion Heifer in Ring A at the 31st Parade of Breeds Calf Show on Friday.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Plainview Daily Herald

  2. Heifers, steers and live music at the Fair

    Heifer and steer shows are featured today, during the next to last day for the 2013 Hunt County Fair, which will be topped off with a double dose of live music.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Herald-Banner

  3. Pierre Ferrari: Taking Stock at Heifer International

    When he joined Heifer International as president and CEO in 2010, Pierre Ferrari brought with him a wealth of knowledge and perspective gained from earning a Harvard MBA, serving as senior vice president of marketing for Coca-Cola, advising the president of CARE and investing in and carrying out a spectrum of social ventures. Today, as he guides Heifer’s work around the world to end hunger and ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "Heifers make a good foundation," said Daniel. "I can sell a heifer and, two years later, see it at the farm where I sold it."
    on Jan 11, 2009 By: Daniel Source: Harrisonburg Daily News Record

  2. PR story short, Beatrice grew up, went to college and plans to work against African poverty all because some children at the Niantic Community Church in Niantic, CN "decided to buy goats for African villagers through Heifer International, a...
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Nicholas Kristof Source: OpEdNews

  3. "Ideas on how to help the poor in our world come and go," the Hilton Foundation said, "but Heifer has produced a model that has endured for 60 years."
    on Jan 19, 2005 By: Conrad Hilton Source: Arkansas Times

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