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Yearling



A Yearling is a one-year old animal. In farming, the term is applied to heifers, bulls and sheep.

The animal is considered a Yearling from the time it turns one year old, until its second birthday.

The term can also be applied to young deer, and horses.



Literature & Lore

"A yearling bullock to thy name small smoke.'' -- Alexander Pope.

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Oulton, Randal. "Yearling." CooksInfo.com. Published 12 December 2004; revised 03 March 2007. Web. Accessed 12/11/2017. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/yearling>.

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