To give birth
- dar à luz; parir; gerar.
The offspring of a cow and a bull is called a calf. If the calf is female, she is referred to as a heifer calf. If the calf is male, then he, unless castrated after birth, is called a bull calf. Castrated calves are called steer calves.
calf = novilho; bezerro(a).
heifer = novilha.
bull = touro.
ox = boi; bovino; bovídeo.
steer = boi [bovino castrado].
Ox is a synonym of steer.
As nouns the difference between ox and steer is that ox is any animal of the tribe bovini used as a beast of burden typically refers to the adult castrated male of the domestic species (bos taurus ) while steer is the castrated male of cattle, especially one raised for beef production or steer can be (informal) a suggestion about a course of action or steer can be (obsolete) a helmsman; a pilot.
As a verb steer is to castrate (a male calf) or steer can be to guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering wheel).
Ex.: They rear cattle.
Eles criam gado.
>> Quando se trata de melhorar a raça usa-se to breed
Ex.: Ele cria cavalos de pólo.
He breeds polo horses.
Look at the cow which gave birth to two (cute) calves.
Olha a vaca que pariu / que deu à luz dois bezerrinhos!
Olha a vaca! Ela deu à luz dois bezerrinhos.
Look at the cow! It gave birth to two (little) calves.
As vacas geralmente diminuem a quantidade de leite após a primeira cria.
Cows usually reduce the amount of milk after the first breeding / offspring.
(criar / educar filhos)
- Look at the bitch who raised those two little rascals.
Olha a vaca que criou aqueles dois diabinhos.