What Is a Female Cow Called?

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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 heifer.
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The name for a female cow who has not had babies is "Open
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Heifer.
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They are known as udders.
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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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