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crossbred

(krôs′brĕd, krŏs′-)
adj.
Produced by the mating of individuals of different breeds, varieties, or species.

cross′bred′ n.

crossbred

progeny of a mating between two animals which are purebreds of different breeds, e.g. crossbred sheep are usually offspring of matings between merinos and British breeds.
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Livestock: Data were obtained from an experimental dairy herd integrated by purebred Holstein (n=99) and Brown Swiss (n=110) cows and by F1 Holstein x Brown Swiss (n=20) and Brown Swiss x Holstein (n=27) crossbred cows, born from 1996 to 2010.
Heart rate at birth and during the growth of the body was high in crossbred female sheep from Poll Dorset (p < 0.
taurus and Crossbred originated a greater percentage of carcasses in the more desirable quality grades (Select and Standard) than B.
In San Agustin town, Isabela province, about 5,000 crossbreds are owned by the farmers.
Research has shown that part of the reason crossbred animals are hardier than purebreds is because of a stronger immune system.
Hematological study: A total of 90 blood samples (Sahiwal n=45 and crossbred n=45) were collected from Anaplasma marginale infected cattle and ten non-infected cattle (Sahiwal n=5 and crossbred cattle n=5) as control.
The GADVASU dairy farm established under a government-funded Cross Breeding project has a herd of crossbred cows with an average lactation yield of 5,877 kg.
Akakce's figures and alien-looking flora have been crossbred with fantastic mechanical apparatuses, which themselves often seem to be agents of surveillance, transport, or bondage.
Seed companies have developed hybrids, plants that are crossbred repeatedly between different "parent" plants until a brand-new variety is created.