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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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Qualcomm's Shipment Volume Share by Application Processor Model, 1Q 2015
This is a right-to-know issue,'' said Laura Chapin, Environmental Working Group spokeswoman, who said the DOE plans 14,479 truck and 13,690 rail shipments in California by the time the Yucca Mountain facility is filled to capacity in 2034.
Worldwide Motherboard Shipment Share by Assembly Level, 3Q 2010 - 2Q 2012
Description: Each shipment includes one deep-dish, double-crust or stuffed pizza, plus two thin-crust pizzas.
Shipments of ductile iron are expected to increase approximately 1.
Similarly, shipments of 4G-capable mobile phones are expected to outpace the overall market, leading to greater data usage.
As a result of the various new vehicle buyer incentive programs, tire shipments to domestic light vehicle manufacturers are expected to increase by 4.
Tire shipments for 2004 are expected to increase by 4.