Kye

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Kye
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A Swiss Braunvieh cou wearin a coubell
Conservation status
Domesticated
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Theria
Infraclass: Eutheria
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Bovinae
Genus: Bos
Species: B. taurus
Subspecies: B. t. primigenius,
B. t. indicus
Binomial name
Bos taurus
Bojanus, 1827[1]
Trinomial name
Bos taurus primigenius,
Bos taurus indicus

Bovine range
Synonyms

Bos primigenius,
Bos indicus

Kye (colloquially cous Inglis: cattle) is a craitur that haes been domesticate for aboot 7,000 year. Thay are uised for milk, for meat, for transport an for pouer.

Names for kye[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Heifer - a young cou
  • Mairt - an owse or cou fattened for slauchter
  • Cauf (pl. caur) - a babbie cou
  • Bull (or bu') - a male cou

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Grubb, P. (2005). "Bos taurus primigenius". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 637–722. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.