Definition Of yearling
an animal (especially a sheep, calf, or foal) a year old, or in its second year.
He mates them to a Charolais bull and keeps the calves until they are yearlings .
having lived or existed for a year; a year old.
a yearling calf
Example Of yearling
A typical March farm scene includes calved cows, young calves, yearling cattle and older finishing cattle.
An evaluation of the economics of heifer development revealed that the pregnancy rate for yearling heifers may not be as important as the pregnancy rate of the 2-year old.
At one end are the highly specialized producers of yearling calves.
‘Putting weight on yearling stocker cattle with forage is a vital agricultural and economic activity here,’ says Northup.
Final totals for the premier yearling market in France extended beyond the hopes of the sales company.