fattener


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fat·ten

 (făt′n)
v. fat·tened, fat·ten·ing, fat·tens
v.tr.
1. To make plump or fat.
2. To fertilize (land).
3. To increase the amount or substance of: fatten one's bank account.
v.intr.
To grow fat or fatter.

fat′ten·er n.
Translations

fattener

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Plans include an increase in production of "chick fattener," upping production to 90 million chicks by year's end versus the 65 million it currently produces.
Fed on organic wheat, soya and maize, plus sunflower seed and organic peas, Rhug's turkeys are finished with an oat fattener to make them plump and juicy.
Ache, a 45-year old fattener, told Magharebia, "I think that the custom of Leblouh is indispensable.
But when they are moved off and bought by a fattener, he will be required to read the tags on all those individual lambs.
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The group includes breeders, calf rearers and store producers all feeding into fattener farms as part of a linked supply chain.
5] in Drehem texts was not a title but a personal name, and that this person was a fattener, kurusda.
Farrowing farms did not produce fatteners and delivered growers (25 kg) to finishing farms (with the exception of 1 farm that delivered gilts for farrowing).