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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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Pre and postnatal conditioning induced thermotolerance on body weight, physiological responses and relative asymmetry of broilers originating from young and old breeder flocks.
Our poultry testing in Texas is believed to be the most aggressive in the nation, with every breeder flock tested every 10 weeks," Goolsby said.
Avian hepatitis E virus infection and possible associated clinical disease in broiler breeder flocks in Hungary.
Non-commercial poultry industries: Surveys of backyard and gamefowl breeder flocks in the United States.
Almost none of the small hatcheries today own breeder flocks.