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breeder

1. a person with an animal enterprise involving the multiplication of the herd, flock or group.
2. a female animal used basically for the production of saleable young.

breeder bull
a bull sold specifically as a sire with an implied guarantee of fertility. Such bulls are usually replaced free of charge with a comparable animal by the vendor if the bull is not a fertile calf getter.
breeder flock
a flock of hens producing fertile eggs for hatching purposes.
seedstock breeder
producer of breeding stock for purebred and commercial breeders.
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Breeders Club has all types of puppies available, different breeds, colors and specific traits which will fulfill all the requirements the new home will require to give the puppy a forever home
It might make some sense for those stallions to be nominated to the EBF in 2011 at a rate yet to be ratified, thus providing the breeders who used those stallions with significant savings, as the progeny will be automatically eligible for the EBF programme which involves around 1,200 races confined to EBF eligibles.
We are delighted to announce the opening of our fifteenth breeder farm, marking an important step in our infrastructure expansion," said Mr.
Owners enjoy sharing photos and benefit from having breeders as a resource for questions or concerns.
Some dog and cat enthusiasts, however, argue that the bill would force breeders -- who would be required to pay unspecified "intact permits" -- to go underground, and ultimately it would not make a dent in the growing population of strays.
Nestle Purina staff members develop a strong bond with breeders and their kennels, tracking dogs' performances and offering nutrition advice as needed.
When the Clinch River Breeder Reactor (CRBR) project died last year (SN: 11/19/83, p.
Rausing also highlighted the contribution made by breeders towards prize-money in Britain.
22 December 2009 -- Broiler producer Yule International Inc has finished building a new breeder farm, bringing company's total number of breeder farms to fourteen, the company has announced.
With breeders' prizes having last month been reduced by pounds 154,000 - 20 per cent of the original 2010 total - McCreery questioned the current structure, which sees between pounds 5,000 and pounds 10,000 paid out to breeders of Group 1 winners on the Flat and between pounds 9,600 and pounds 10,000 paid out to breeders of Grade 1 winners over hurdles and fences.
If we lose these breeders the supply of jumps horses will be affected, thereby diminishing the quality of British-breds even more.
Given the economic circumstances of our breeders, and with our goal of being responsive to our nominators, we have listened.