Ox, Oxen, Bull, Cow, Calf, Cattle

Happy year of the “niu”!

A friend of mine DD had a facebook status update that went “an ox is a castrated bull (look it up)”. I could not help it, i checked. I went thru the whole cattle taxonomy and yes, an Ox IS indeed a castrated bull. See Britannica, the Free Dictionary, Wikipedia, Dictionary.com.

We learn something new every day. :)

One Reply to “Ox, Oxen, Bull, Cow, Calf, Cattle”

  1. Rather prophetic, don’t you think?

    The question is whether economist would prefer a castrated bull or a virile bear.

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