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 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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A female cow that has never given birth is referred to as a heifer. An older female cow is called just that 'a cow'. Cattle both male and female that are raised for human consumption
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A female cow is called a cow. A male cow is called a bull. A baby cow is called a calf.
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A cow is a female bovine; a bull is a male cow. Any more questions? Ask us anything, 24/7.
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