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Hectare is the measure of area and is equal to 10,000 square metres or approx 2.47 acres


Process of cutting and gathering a crop


Period when an animal is ready to be inseminated

Hedge planting

Renewal of hedges using young plants


Term for a young cow aged up to having her second calf.


A chemical used to kill weeds


A database containing records of parentage of pedigree animals

herringbone parlour

A popular style of milking parlour where the cows stand in two rows, overlapping each other to form the herrinbone pattern. This arrangement leads to a shorter parlour than one where the cows are end to end behind each other as in a tandem parlour.


Pointed outgrowth on head of cattle, goats or sheep

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