weaner


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weaner

a young food animal in the period immediately after weaning and up to 6 to 8 months of age. Called also weanling.

weaner colitis
in 6 month old weaner lambs 1-2 months after weaning; characterized by diarrhea and a low case fatality rate. A Campylobacter-like organism can be isolated.
weaner illthrift
loss of weight at weaning and failure to gain weight subsequently in lambs which appear to have adequate feed and worm control programs. In most cases the problem is multifactorial.
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Meatco spokesperson, Mario Poolman said that the company decide to change its approach by creating a strong local weaner market.
Another time, Karen and I went to the auction and bought about 30 weaner pigs and a few peafowl, and then went to the beach to camp and go razor clamming, and brought our milking goats with us.
Weaner and his mother, Nancy; Susan Spencer and her daughter, Dana; June Stanovich and her son Thomas; and Dale A.
Thirty six crossbred weaner rabbits obtained by crossing Newzealand and Chinchilla breeds purchased from Agrited Farm Ibadan, Nigeria were used for the study.
In a randomised complete block design, twelve 14-day-old weaner pigs were offered a diet containing either 5% spray-dried bovine colostrum or no colostrum (control).
Weaner pigs have sold as low as pounds 4 a head in Co Armagh.
To address the shortcoming of weaner production as a major activity of agriculture, the Meatco strategy will focus on adding value to beef by purchasing weaners from local farmers and raising them to slaughter cattle in feedlots.
First appointed to a full eight-year term on the Board in 2008, Weaner was elected vice-president in 2010, and was elected as board secretary in 2009.
Performance and haematological evaluation of weaner rabbits fed loofah gourd seed meal (Luffa Cylindrica [M.
If pigs are your interest, young weaner pigs can often be purchased for $15 to $30.
Starting with a three-wheeler delivering weaner pigs and lambs, Harold quickly progressed to a livestock wagon bought from Mr Hughes, a haulier from The Bryn.
The four recipients are: Uxbridge High School graduate Meghan Bernier, who is attending Providence College; Northbridge High School graduate Jarrett Weaner, who is attending Messiah College in Pennsylvania; Douglas High School graduate Kelli Sheehan, who is attending the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; and Douglas High School graduate Timothy McHale, who is attending the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.