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transportation

an essential part of the livestock industries. It is an expensive on-cost to a farming enterprise. It also represents a source of contact infection and of stress and reduced resistance to infection, and of shrinkage in animals, from 4% to 9% in cattle transported long distances over 3 to 4 days.
Codes of ethics and guidelines for structure and use of transportation facilities are enforced in many countries.
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The expiration of my first year of transportation was approaching, and already pleasant hints of my being soon assigned to private service began to reach my ears.
Though fordable in almost every part at the end of summer and during the autumn, yet it was necessary to construct a raft for the transportation of the wagons and effects.
Many years passed over without any intelligence of him; and when more than half his term of transportation had expired, and I had received no letter, I concluded him to be dead, as, indeed, I almost hoped he might be.

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