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bohvahyn

  • n  any of various members of the genus Bos
  • a  of or relating to or belonging to the genus Bos (cattle)
  • s  dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox
    showed a bovine apathy

  • One of the causes of the first war of Indian independence in 1857, was bovine grease on cartridges issued to the Hindu troops.
  • It is well known that the first vaccinations against smallpox contained bovine ingredients.
  • Critics claim although studies are inconclusive that using synthetic bovine growth hormone could lead to such health problems as premature puberty or even cancer.
News & Articles

  • Bovine TB case in ND shouldn't hurt exports
    North Dakota's first reported case of bovine tuberculosis in 14 years shouldn't threaten the state's federally designated "TB-free" status, state and cattle industry officials say.
    June 14, 2013 - Baytown Sun
  • Bovine TB case in North Dakota shouldn't hurt exporting
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's first reported case of bovine tuberculosis in 14 years shouldn't threaten the state's federally designated "TB-free" status, state and cattle industry officials say.
    June 14, 2013 - WDAY 6 Fargo
  • Bovine TB case in ND shouldn't hurt exporting
    State and cattle industry officials say North Dakota's first reported case of bovine tuberculosis in 14 years shouldn't threaten the state's federally designated "TB-free" status.
    June 14, 2013 - KOTA Rapid City
Quotes

  • Elin Jones in BBC News
    Wales's rural affairs minister Elin Jones said: "Formal notices have been issued to the community at Skanda Vale for two more bovines at the community to be put down to bring the outbreak of bovine TB there under control."
  • Mike Johanns in WMTW
    The results confirm the presence of (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) in this animal,Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said at a Friday news conference.

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