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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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More complex than shipping pricing, however, is ensuring that ChefShop's bottles of oils and vinegars, cellophane bags of spices and snacks, and other delicate packages arrive intact.
In addition, the governments of the coastal states should demonstrate that the steps they have implemented result in a decrease in attacks against shipping vessels in their waters.
Senske said he fully expects the company to be a world leader in automated shipping services.
Development of Chinas harbour shipping industry, 2005
The health risks and impacts due to shipping emissions from Shanghai's port have yet to be assessed, though researchers have studied the impact of air quality in the city itself.
Actions that compromise the safety of the products or the overall strength of the stow can occur at many times during the shipping process.
The shipping industry has taken the decision to go bigger.
The order could be lifted immediately if the Japanese shipping companies agree to pay the fines or reach a settlement.
Just in time for the holidays, the new DHL Shipping Spot installed this month at the NBC Experience Store comprises a self service counter, and user-friendly touch screen interface for the customer to pack, weigh, label and ship their DHL package.
A West Coast-based exporter of paper and ferrous scrap notes that in addition to uncertain shipping rates, the Chinese government has begun tightening up its inspections to prevent the dumping of non-recyclable material.
The 89 pages of Basel Convention draft guidelines are being established at a crucial time in the shipping industry.
Her holds were filled with amphorae, the clay shipping containers of the ancient world.