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wean·ling

(wēn'ling),
A young animal that has become adjusted to food other than milk from its mother or other sources and in animals, no longer dependent on mother for protection or nurturing.

weanling

/wean·ling/ (wēn´ling)
1. recently weaned.
2. a recently weaned infant.

weanling

(wēn′lĭng)
n.
A newly weaned child or young animal.
adj.
Newly weaned.

weanling

a child who has recently been weaned.

wean·ling

(wēn'ling)
A young animal that has adjusted to food other than mother's milk.

weanling

see weaner.

weanling enteritis
see coliform gastroenteritis.
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To produce the 400 weanlings, 60 sows are inseminated artificially at the same time on a Thursday.
I encourage anyone that is interested in adopting a beautifully colored weanling to come visit the facility, said Heath Weber, Delta Wild Horse Facility Manager.
In order to verify the hypothesis based on blood traits that BA intake impairs bone metabolism in weanling pigs fed a diet with a low P concentration, the animals of the present experiment were slaughtered at 23 [+ or -] 4 kg BW, six weeks after weaning.
METHODS AND RESULTS: Golgi analysis of hippocampi from weanling rats confirmed that developmental exposure via the maternal diet to NDL PCB-95 (2,2',3,5'6-pentachlorobiphenyl), a potent RyR potentiator, phenocopies the dendrite-promoting effects of A1254.
But French Minister Michel Barnier hopes to be able to shorten the period between vaccination and the resumption of trade so that the first vaccinated weanlings can be shipped to Italy starting in mid-May.
Expanded abstracts cover the influence of fiber and a commercial product on equine gastric ulceration syndrome, noted changes in metabolic activities in thoroughbred racehorses after racing, reports on forage conservation and the equine hindgut, models that assess the effect of treatments on the rate of passage of ensiled lucerne, insulin and glucose responses of weanlings, and the energy intakes of three different equine populations in comparison to new NRC recommendations.
In France, around 100,000 weanlings are currently blocked from export.
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Welsh farmers earned their reward at Bishop's Castle and District Quality Cattle Association's sale of autumn and spring-born suckled calves and weanlings.
The horses include 50 weanlings just in from Colorado and 50 yearling geldings from Nevada, plus an additional 100 horses and some burros up to about age 5, as well as a half-dozen horses and a mule that have received some training.
Juberg notes a study that compared the lethality of pesticides to adult rats versus four- to six-week old rats (called weanlings) and found that the adult rats were more susceptible to 32 of 36 pesticides than were the weanlings.
These values represent an apparent quality thai needs further in vivo tests to judge the actual dietary contribution in weanlings.