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breeder

1. a person with an animal enterprise involving the multiplication of the herd, flock or group.
2. a female animal used basically for the production of saleable young.

breeder bull
a bull sold specifically as a sire with an implied guarantee of fertility. Such bulls are usually replaced free of charge with a comparable animal by the vendor if the bull is not a fertile calf getter.
breeder flock
a flock of hens producing fertile eggs for hatching purposes.
seedstock breeder
producer of breeding stock for purebred and commercial breeders.
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The new breeder farm, along with the 13 additional ones expected to come on-line in the second half of 2010, increase our confidence in our ability to meet our 2010 production goal of 150 million day-old broilers.
This means that at any time for the life of the dog, if the new owner is unable to keep the dog, it is to be placed back with the breeder.
The breeder concept is credited to Walter Zinn, Argonne's first director.
To test the effects of including Proviox Breeder in diets, Cargill conducted 10 trials in its Global Animal Nutrition Innovation Center in Velddriel, The Netherlands.
With breeders' prizes having last month been reduced by pounds 154,000 - 20 per cent of the original 2010 total - McCreery questioned the current structure, which sees between pounds 5,000 and pounds 10,000 paid out to breeders of Group 1 winners on the Flat and between pounds 9,600 and pounds 10,000 paid out to breeders of Grade 1 winners over hurdles and fences.
Of the change, Thoroughbred Breeders' Association chairman Philip Freedman said: "[It] was introduced with the support of the BHB to target young horses and thereby speed up the rate of reward to National Hunt breeders.
Giles Pritchard-Gordon, who won the Langham Cup award for merit among small breeders at the Thoroughbred Breeders' Awards in January, said that breeders in Ireland had benefited from tax concessions and that the premiums were helping the British industry fight back.
Owners Jeanne Vance and Laddie Dance Breeder Will Farish and William S.
In a bid to attract more overseas runners, Breeders' Cup is to change the way European horses become eligible for the scheme, switching the emphasis on stallion owners rather than individual breeders.
Some dog and cat enthusiasts, however, argue that the bill would force breeders -- who would be required to pay unspecified "intact permits" -- to go underground, and ultimately it would not make a dent in the growing population of strays.
Rausing also highlighted the contribution made by breeders towards prize-money in Britain.