hand-feeding

hand-feeding

1. feeding stored feeds to livestock, especially pastured animals in drought, flood or other stringent times.
2. newborn animals without a dam to suck being fed by dropper, bottle or spoon. Called also hand-rearing. See also artificial rearing.
References in periodicals archive ?
We have already started hand-feeding them krill using tweezers.
Hand-feeding a raccoon is simply idiotic, however, and some of her behavior indicates that she lacks sound judgment.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov may face a fine of up to BGN 3 000 (EUR 1536) for his peculiar habit of hand-feeding young ladies at official ceremonies.
Nari the dolphin, one of a pod of 11 wild dolphins attending a nightly hand-feeding event at Tangalooma Resort, off Brisbane, was spotted bearing deep wounds from the bite of a large shark on Friday.
Two council wardens patrolling a river bank gave Jeff, 65, a verbal warning after spotting him hand-feeding the birds.
A zoo spokesman said: "Richard and Jay are hand-feeding Maggie May three times a day to make sure she survives.
The shepherd who found him kept him alive by hand-feeding him several months.
Will they start requiring their workers to polish their shoes while hand-feeding them hot-buttered croissants?
Sen "mastered the art of patiently and tenderly hand-feeding the males;' says Gadagkar.
Dudley is hand-feeding the bird and plans giving him to wildlife rescuers.
THERE'S a debate going on about the wisdom of hand-feeding sharks.