easy keeper


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easy keeper

an animal of any species that grows or fattens on a smaller intake than average.
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In the old iron category, a vintage implement is an easy keeper.
His free-kick was an inspiration to the rest of the side because Francois Dubordeau is not an easy keeper to beat.
The breed is an easy keeper, makes great mothers, and is an all-around hardy, prolific breed.
Again, this horse was an easy keeper and I worked him every day.
That larger horse was such an easy keeper that they didn't even have to buy hay for him very often.
Simply stated, they are darned nice dogs, easy keepers and highly adaptable to a variety of settings, circumstances and households, and capable of performing a wide range of duties that endear them to their human counterparts.
They later were the mount of choice for the Civil War, as they were hardy and easy keepers and very sane minded.
Watusi cattle are fairly easy keepers due to their hardiness.
The relatively small size and mild temperament of most Small Munsterlanders make them easy keepers outside where a medium-size kennel run will be enough to adequately hold them," says Allison Wilmer of Phoenix, Arizona.
They are said to be easy keepers, and are quite docile and friendly.