To dream of a calf suggests that you are associating with childish or inexperienced people, or that you yourself are inexperienced and need to develop more mature qualities. The dream calf symbolizes your undeveloped qualities as well and suggests that you should work on the parts of your personality that will make you stronger. A dream of a calf also symbolizes innocence.
For the ancient Celts, the dream of a calf symbolized the coming of future riches because Celtic society measured wealth according to the number of cattle owned. In fact, calves were often given as part of a bridal dowry. And dreaming of a healthy calf was considered to be an omen of love and a happy marriage.
If you dream of a suckling calf, it means that you will see all of your hopes realized and your dreams come true. However, if you dream of a butchered calf, this suggests that you will become disillusioned in some way.
The cow is a symbol of love, kindness, generosity, and wealth in many cultures. If you dream of a cow with a calf, it is always a positive sign, while dreaming of a sick or dead cow or calf means that your future plans are in danger and that you must take action to avoid disaster.
Dreams of calves are associated with bearing children. To dream of a male calf means that you will have a boy, while dreaming of a female calf means a baby girl. To dream of the death of a calf suggests danger for a child, but a dream of killing a calf and eating it means that you will receive an inheritance from a child. A white calf in a dream symbolizes a beautiful child, and a black calf represents an honest and rich child. To dream of a thin calf indicates weakness in a child.
If you dream that you are riding on a calf, it suggests that you will receive honor and dignity, but a dream of a calf coming into your house and going out again indicates future sorrow.