Definition of 'dairy herd'
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Both maintained small dairy herds and used to take their milk into the village for collection by the distributor.A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
If you own a dairy herd, at least you have enough milk.Christianity Today (2000)
The milk price has doubled this year, to keep pace with the soaring cost of maintaining a dairy herd.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
A wife and her husband see their dairy herd reduced to a single cow; two of elderly brothers struggle with the grind of sheep farming.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Getting the milk into town became easier in the age of steam trains, and it meant that the dairy herds could spread across Britain.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Their offspring - whose meat has been shown to be no different from that of normal livestock - would then make up beef and dairy herds.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We're not talking about a whole dairy herd, just a pair of calves that will grow up to fill your deep freeze for the winter.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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