[ US /ˈkævɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /kˈɑːvɪŋ/ ]
  1. giving birth to a calf
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How To Use calving In A Sentence

  • I saw and heard the piercing crack of an iceberg calving and the resounding silence on the top of Ellesmere Island.
  • Cows have their counter-strategies, leaving the group to live in seclusion when they are calving.
  • At river crossings, lakes, or narrow peninsulas, trails converge and funnel towards and away from caribou calving grounds and summer range.
  • Calving and breeding during periods of adequate, high quality grazing can reduce the amount of needed supplements and annual feed costs.
  • Autumn is usually the problem time for abortions in spring-calving dairy herds.
  • They usually require close management during calving.
  • They come for the beauty and the peace and quiet; and still like to watch lambing and calving when possible.
  • He has since made his presence felt by producing quality, easy calving progeny.
  • Calving percentage, clearly a variable within the purview of management, was the only variable significant in all three models.
  • It is an early-maturing breed, capable of calving at two years old.
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