There are 2 main translations of cow in Spanish

: cow1cow2

cow1

vaca, n.

Pronunciation /kaʊ//kaʊ/

noun

  • 1

    Farming
    vaca feminine
    • Other firms have also tried to use milk from goats and cows to produce drugs but none have proved commercially viable.
    • Charles milked dairy cows until he was 20 years old and has also been involved in agriculture and farming.
    • Grandfather had 10 or 15 dairy cows and sold the milk for income.
    • The dairy needs 130,000 cows to provide enough milk every year.
    • Other studies have not observed a decrease in milk production for beef cows with mastitis.
    • He grew up on the couple's farm in Bugthorpe where he loved to help out feeding the animals and milking the cows.
    • This genetically modified hormone was designed to increase milk production in dairy cows.
    • As I was a farmer's daughter, Christmas Day began bright and early for me as I got up to help milk our herd of cows.
    • The change from a dairy/beef cross cow to an all beef cross reduces milk production by up to 1 gallon per day.
    • Learning how to milk cows and shear sheep was crucial.
    • Sheep, cattle and dairy cows are the main targets but horses, sheep, goats and dogs are also affected.
    • For suckler cows with calves, the biggest risk now is grass tetany.
    • There are approximately 574,000 beef and dairy cows in Manitoba.
    • The value of a dairy cow to a farmer is the amount of milk that the cow produces and not its beef value.
    • Mongols drink the milk of horses, cows, and sheep, as well as tea and wine.
    • A close relative of the domestic cow, Banteng have curvy horns and white ‘stockings’ on their legs.
    • The town bull had a different attitude to that of the cows.
    • How many glasses of milk does a dairy cow produce each day?
    • Another common intolerance is to dairy products, including cow's milk, cheese, yoghurt and cream.
    • Livestock on a typical farm might include draft horses, beef cattle, milk cows, and hogs.
    • Some farmers are experiencing a dearth of grass and have released the dairy cows and beef cattle onto the silage fields.
    • Conventional farmers feed dairy and beef cows grain and corn and sometimes cow by-products to increase the protein in their diet.
    • The last animal on his farm was a grey cow whose breed had been on the family farm for generations.
    • A full-time dairy and beef farmer, he milks 100 cows with an average yield of 1,650 gallons.
    • Birks' brother Walter looked after the dairy cows and the milk.
    • They already have their own cow for milk, and grow their own vegetables.
    • This gave farmers an insight into the type of calves to expect from the various bulls on different type cows.
    • Suckler cows with calves will also benefit from early turnout provided the fields are sheltered and dry and you take steps to prevent tetany.
    • The fertilized hay will grow so we can feed our cows and produce milk.
    • We have succeeded in breeding a very efficient natural milk dairy cow.
    • Not only can high temperatures reduce semen quality and libido in bulls, but they can reduce fertility in cows as well.
    • A beef cow needs to produce enough milk to rear her calf well.
    • Their first ranch animal was a milk cow, and when she calved they were on their way to a herd of 120 or so.
    • Finds of animal bones reveal that the ox and the cow were domesticated as were sheep and goats (kept for meat and wool).
    • In this regard it should be noted that cows slaughtered under the Scheme account for 31% of the total.
    • Bulls consort with cows and with each other but generally spend much of their time alone.
    • When rBGH gets injected into dairy cows, milk production increases by as much as 10-15%.
    • Cheese can be made out of milk from cows, goats, and sheep.
    • It seems so apparent today that beef and dairy cows are the same animal.
    • The cows are bred to suit both the dairy and beef enterprise with a mixture of British Friesian and Holstein stock.
    • Heifers also meet with good demand and the trade for suckler cows and calves was ‘exceptional’.
    • Just as with cows raised for beef, dairy cattle are now usually raised in huge confinement operations.
    • The milk a dairy cow produces is worth far more on a supermarket shelf than in the stomach of her newborn.
    • Bulls can eat, walk, and run around, bang heads with other bulls, and mount those cows that are in heat.
  • 2

    (female whale, elephant, seal)
    hembra feminine
    • While elephants are indisputably social animals the social lives of males and females - bulls and cows - may be contrasted.
    • When we pass a rock where a seal cow has just had a pup, we spot them out swimming, the baby piggy-backing on its mother's back.
    • A handler was killed by an elephant cow which was being used on a film set in Broederstroom on Sunday.
    • So far Hornby Castle has six bison cows and one bull - the only ones in the North of England.
  • 3British informal, derogatory

    (woman)
    stupid cow! ¡imbécil! informal
    • she's a nasty cow es una arpía

There are 2 main translations of cow in Spanish

: cow1cow2

cow2

intimidar, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    intimidar
    he wasn't cowed by their threats no se dejó acobardar / intimidar por sus amenazas
    • he was cowed into going lo intimidaron para que fuera
    • a cowed look una mirada acobardada / atemorizada
    • Already, she was learning a little, because she was cowed before him.
    • Would we do it if we were not cowed by the threat of a US backlash?
    • The impassioned egalitarian rhetoric that asserts this supposed obligation cows many people into acquiescence.
    • Another alternative is to be cowed into silence by social intimidation.
    • Politicians are too cowed by the media even to introduce the bill.
    • This severe treatment, which Alexander had his Greek allies confirm, cowed potential opponents such as Athens.
    • And anybody who sort of thinks that this is sending a message of seeking to cow anyone is really misreading it.
    • Opposition in Europe and elsewhere to the war was counteracted by a massive propaganda campaign to cow people into silence.
    • But for once not all the Libs were cowed: some, at least, of the backbench are still openly restless.
    • Subdued and cowed by the warlords, the public has little motivation to mobilize against the militias.
    • He is not cowed by suggestions that it would be a failure to end his first season without a trophy.
    • Garang had a broad impassive face; he cultivated a ponderous dignity that often cowed his opponents.
    • Don't cow me down if you don't agree, just state your point and we will agree to disagree.
    • But we have reached a frightening turning point if artists are cowed into silence by violence and threats.
    • So why have religious people been cowed into throwing their opinions overboard so easily?
    • I call them ‘logic monsters’ they use ‘logic’ to bully and cow people into doing what they want.
    • This is an awfully funny story if you are not cowed by the scholarly references.
    • Economic troubles have fortunately not cowed artists or dealers in Japan.
    • Some owners refused to be cowed by the intimidation of the clergy.
    • Just like real politics, the game cowed me into staying on message, and staying boring.