Many Kinds of Dairy Cattle

There is more to cattle than cows. Here are some terms you should understand about dairy cattle.

  • Cow: A female dairy animal that has given birth.
  • Calf: A baby dairy animal.
  • Heifer: A female dairy animal that has not given birth.
  • Bull: A male dairy animal.
  • Steer: A male dairy animal that is only used for meat.