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shipping

1. movement of any livestock to packing plant or feedlot; usually refers to long distance transport by rail.
2. slang phrase for sale to market or packing plant for immediate slaughter. The choice for the outcome in a damaged animal may be to treat or ship.

shipping fever
see bovine respiratory disease; equine influenza.
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FLAG MERCHANT MARINE IN THE EARLY YEARS OF THE REPUBLIC
Don Horton, a Merchant Marine veteran who is president of WWII Coastwise Merchant Mariners.
Categories: Financial Management, Accountability, Accounting procedures, Agency missions, Appropriated funds, Budget obligations, Budget outlays, Documentation, Erroneous payments, Federal funds, Federal service academies, Financial management, Financial regulation, Funds management, Internal controls, Merchant marine, Monitoring, Nonappropriated fund instrumentalities, Questionable payments, Records, Requirements definition, Standards, Strategic planning, Systems design, Transfer payments, User fees
In 1990, Author George Billy began conducting audio and video interviews of World War ll era alumni of the Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York, from which he and co-author Christine Billy selected and edited the interviews for this fine history.
Our Coast Guard and Navy can no longer ensure safe passage and commerce around the world without the help of a well-trained merchant marine fleet.
They include: David Choi of Burbank, student at Campbell Hall, nominations to the Air Force, Military Academy at West Point and Merchant Marine academies; Michael Finch of Glendale, St.
A FRENCH woman whose husband and daughter are missing on the sunken Sea Diamond cruise ship angrily rejected claims by Greece's merchant marine minister that she delayed declaring their disappearance - and may even have lied about their presence on the vessel.
Drawing parallels to the merchant marine, he said, "There is no valid national security argument for national ownership rules.
The USMMA is a four-year federal service academy established in 1943 to educate and train students as officers for America's merchant marine and U.
The Swedish fire and gas alarms, navigation systems and components manufacturer Consilium AB said on Monday (26 June) that it has been appointed supplier of marine voyage recorders (S-VDRs) by Brostrom Ship Management AB in Sweden, MISC Berhad in Malaysia and Hyundai Merchant Marine in South Korea.
Bush looked terrified as Merchant Marine Academy trainee Gabriel Whitney, of Nashua, New Hampshire, stood beside.
More than pleasure boats might be at issue: A decision against Norwegian Cruise Lines could also logically extend to all merchant marine vessels, which tend to register under foreign flags precisely to avoid this sort of U.

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