Pluriparous


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Plu`rip´a`rous


a.1.Producing several young at a birth; as, a pluriparous animal.
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The 42 goats (21 Oberhasli and 21 Saanen breed) were pluriparous, non-lactating and not pregnant at the beginning of the study.
The two studies were undertaken under the same climatic conditions (spring-early summer), using, in both trials, pluriparous buffaloes similar in weight, stage of fattening and with regard to average production of the preceding year; the same type of feed: 2nd cut alfalfa hay, maize silage and a specifically formulated concentrate was used for each diet.