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.