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weaner

a young food animal in the period immediately after weaning and up to 6 to 8 months of age. Called also weanling.

weaner colitis
in 6 month old weaner lambs 1-2 months after weaning; characterized by diarrhea and a low case fatality rate. A Campylobacter-like organism can be isolated.
weaner illthrift
loss of weight at weaning and failure to gain weight subsequently in lambs which appear to have adequate feed and worm control programs. In most cases the problem is multifactorial.
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Not only are they provided with the weaners to start them off, but they are also given training and support throughout the whole process.
WEANED CATTLE - A larger entry of weaners were forward with a good ring side of buyers looking for quality resulting with quality being dearer on the week but poorer, weathered cattle were cheaper.
Registered weaners sell for pounds 95, unregistered for pounds 65, while Moroccan-inspired merguez sausages, hand-smoked chorizo (by Paul himself) and homemade pork pies sell like hotcakes on their online catalogue.
FOUR young farmers have each been handed five weaners as a stepping stone to the pig industry.
Heifers: Limousin PS480 High Grounds, PS480 Nether Place, PS470 Shaftoe Moor Farm, PS375 Slealands Burn, PS295, PS280 Hensol, PS280 Nether Collinhirst, PS270, PS235, PS230 Millsidebridge, PS230 Broomhills, British Blue PS460 Tempest Tower, PS320, PS290, PS230 Brackenhow, PS310 Trailflat Farm, PS310 The Harras, PS270 Woodend Farm, PS250, PS225 Hillhead of Covington, Simmental PS340, PS325 High House Farm, PS210 Pedder Hill, Aberdeen Angus PS150 Barughsyke, Hereford PS110, PS100 (x2) Newmains Farm Store cattle and weanlings Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 1486 head at its weekly Wednesday sale of cattle, comprising of 350 catalogued store cattle and 327 suckled calves, 190 store bulls and weaners, 361 calves and 258 dairy cattle for Borderway Monthly Dairy Day.
Weaners saw a real trade throughout with strong white sorts to PS50 from D Cooksey.
Its five feedlots are expected to produce 25,000 weaners by expanding current infrastructure.
Supply and installation of barn equipment for organic pig farming for the following livestock - 34 sows,- 285 fattening pigs,- 84 weaners.
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How would consumers react to the fact Dutch weaners and piglets have more floor space than British?