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self-feeder

a feed container from which animals can take feed at will, but which is protected against weather, and wastage by scattering is minimal. Carbohydrate engorgement can occur if the livestock are not used to the system and eat too much grain. Dogs on such a system may overeat and become obese.
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Researchers have suggested that it may be more beneficial to discuss infant feeding practices along a continuum instead of labelling a practice strictly spoon-feeding or self-feeding [6, 18].
Members of the multidisciplinary team must provide the caregiver and families with resources to ensure the child's success with learning self-feeding skills.
The value of transfer modulus can be understood as representing the casting modulus value below which feeding from risers is no longer effective and the iron becomes self-feeding due to expansion.
I had an entire house to rock, so I went to the toy store intending to buy a cordless self-feeding Senco screw gun (the DS202-14V) for $165.
Sections featuring Asian and Italian food items were expanded, as was the local wine section and the bulk food section, with new self-feeding fixtures that are more sanitary.
He added: "You were in my judgement serving to fuel these self-feeding activities.
Your postings on Facebook amounted to an incitement, even in the event you did not follow up in any of these postings, we believe that they served to help fuel a self-feeding horror.
It's a self-feeding cycle, and it's one of those things where a gluttonous appetite is a very good thing.
To become proficient at chewing, babies need experience with foods that require chewing; to become proficient at self-feeding they need frequent opportunities to practise.
Producers argue that the UKFC's self-feeding recoupment policy was a major factor in its failure to build a sustainable U.
Self-feeding of foods with a range of textures and tastes emerges and is refined between the ages of two and five.