growthy


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growthy

said of an animal that is large for its age and appears to have potential for further rapid growth.
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Originally bred as dual purpose (meat and milk), tile cows are highly fertile and raise growthy calves.
The Edwards' breeding policy has always been primarily to produce bulls that are growthy, muscular animals while retaining the important trait of calving ease, strong maternal qualities and ease of management.
Suffolks give us good growthy lambs ready for sale a fortnight before most breeds though we are also trying some Vendeen tups to produce flock replacements," Bobby said.
On Thursday they demonstrated they were prepared to pay for big growthy bulls with fleshing ability.
Purchase growthy ram or rams based on records as well as visual inspection.