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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.
Development of Chinas harbour shipping industry, 2005
For example, the CARB plan quantifies health impacts of shipping containers as they enter or leave an international facility, while neglecting to assess pollution impacts of containers traveling inland to distribution centers.
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.
Four 1 1/2-pound loaves cost $55, including shipping.
With the DHL Shipping Spot, shoppers can easily ship their items to more than 220 countries and territories, avoiding the hassle of carrying them for the rest of their stay in New York.
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.
With Pointandship, I have an instant snapshot of the company's shipping activity: one place to go to compare shipping costs and choose a carrier, one bill to pay, one point of reference to track packages, and one point of reference for client invoicing.
DHL, the world's leading global express delivery and logistics company, has been making final preparations at facilities across the country to ramp up for the 2006 peak holiday shipping season.