What Is a Female Cow Called?


A young female cow is called a 'heifer'. However, the mature female of the species is called a 'cow'. One should note that, contrary to popular usage of the term cow to refer to the entire group of animals, the group name is cattle.
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A baby cow is called a calf. A female cow will grow into a heifer which a heifer is a cow that has not had a calf yet and once it has a calf it will be considered a cow.
The antonym of a so-called "female cow" (which is just a cow) would be a "male cow" (which doesn't exist and is more correctly referred to as a bull)
A cow is the female form and a bull is the male form.
The rear or hindquarter.
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A female Cow is called a cow or heifer.
A young female cow is called a Heifer and if its a fully grown one then its just simply a cow.
A female cow is actually just called a cow. Cow is the term used to describe female cattle. Bull is the name used to describe male cattle.
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