The word comes from the Old French word, chattels, meaning all the things that a
... A "head" means one, but the term "one head of cattle" is not usually used.
Apr 26, 2011 ... The initial small herd of 500 cattle eventually grew to 350,000 head, the ... In BrE
we would always say a head of cattle (meaning the whole ...
Nov 17, 2013 ... Dave Phillips says: In BrE we would always say a head of cattle (meaning the
whole herd) but we wouldn't give a number of those head/heads.
Oct 20, 2011 ... They have forty _____ of cattle. which is correct? head or heads.
Head definition, the upper part of the body in humans, joined to the trunk by the
neck, ... as a unit: the show was two pounds per head, six hundred head of cattle.
cows and bulls that are kept as farm animals for their milk or meat a herd of cattle
twenty head of cattle (= twenty cows) dairy/beef cattle The prisoners were ...
A head of cattle is one cow.
Jul 13, 2010 ... Between then and now, the general livestock meaning lost out to the more ...
Cattle does have such a phrase, the technical term head of cattle, ...
“so many head of cattle”. Synonyms: Bos taurus, cows, kine, oxen. Types: show
29 types... hide 29 types... ox. an adult castrated bull of the genus Bos; especially
1) Stocker operation coupled with a cow/calf operation. ... This means purchasing
enough cattle to stock a 100 acre pasture (~1 head per acre) one time could ...