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gilt

a female breeding pig that has not yet had a litter of piglets.

gilt anestrus
failure of gilts to show the first estrus at a sufficiently early age. Being confined and with no boar in the environment plus failure of the attendant to recognize estrus behavior are significant contributors to the total loss.
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The visitors took the lead 11 minutes in when Stilian Petrov, inset, unleashed a swerving shot from close range but Dimitar Berbatov missed a gilt-edged chance to double Bulgaria's that advantage midway through the first half.
Tyson spurned a gilt-edged chance to win the game deep into the second-half when he latched on to a misplaced header by Spiller, but, with only Brown to beat, fired over the bar.
And the Iron underlined their superiority just four minutes later when the evergreen Peter Beagrie, who had an outstanding game, created a gilt-edged chance for striker Andrew Keogh to head home their second goal.
Each Cottage Clock is fitted with a gilt-edged Reflex Quartz clock, with Roman dial and hour, minute and sweep second hand.
Welsh international Bellamy, who scored just two Premier League goals last year, missed two gilt-edged chances.
Kevin Gall was presented with three gilt-edged chances to put Steve Thompson's side ahead, but wasted all of them before being replaced by Pablo Bastianini on the hour mark.
Attitudinal and impish with a gilt-edged warranty, the CZT is massively entertaining and is bonkers-fun to drive.
As Oakfield chased the game Corrymeela missed four gilt-edged chances to seal the result, including a Stephen Morris penalty miss.
Brentford's Lloyd Owusu wasted a gilt-edged chance to level just before the break when he charged onto a throughball, but fired straight at Barry Roche.
Lennon, 19, missed four gilt-edged chances in the 0-0 draw at Vicarage Road to the annoyance of his manager.
Gillingham had one gilt-edged scoring chance at the start of the second half when Paul Shields sent Matthew Jarvis clear, but the striker's shot was well saved by Joe Murphy.
But they could so easily have been top tonight, had John O'Shea, Damien Duff and Robbie Keane not missed gilt-edged chances in a stirring performance.