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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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