hand-rear

hand-rear

vb (tr)
(of a person) to keep and look after (a young animal or bird) in place of its mother, until it is old enough to be used for work or food, or until it can look after itself
Translations

hand-rear

[ˌhændˈrɪəʳ] VT (with bottle) → criar a biberones, criar con biberón; (less specific) → criar a mano
References in classic literature ?
It was more like slaughtering fat hand-reared pheasants on the English preserves he had heard about.
Kat said: "Parsley has defied the odds to survive, because wild rabbits are extremely difficult to hand-rear and I didn't think she would make it.
And The Donkey Sanctuary stepped in to hand-rear him until he can be adopted - with new mum Soozee helping to nurture his donkey instincts.
She met Zia when she was 19, taking the place of the mum who rejected her to hand-rear her.
Centre manager Colin Seddon said: "Piglet was born in our care after his mum was admitted but we made the decision to hand-rear him as she ate the rest of her young, which is not uncommon with hedgehogs.
Staff made the decision to hand-rear Piglet after his mum ate the rest of her young.
A third of tigers born in captivity won't make it to adulthood and they are vulnerable to illness until six weeks old, so Giles takes the decision to hand-rear them.
Natalie, 19, said: 'It's a labour of love to hand-rear such a cute and delightful creature.
Improvements in the ability to hand-rear birds in captivity have aided zoological institutions in the sustainable management of these species, and have provided opportunities to examine their physical growth in varying conditions.
Bothar's deputy chief Dave Moloney said: "We are so grateful to the Irish Prison Service for helping to hand-rear our cows.
Improvements in the ability to hand-rear birds in captivity have aided zoological institutions in the sustainable management of these species and have provided opportunities to examine their physical growth in varying conditions.
Vet Simon Girling said: "If we have twins, we have built in the facility to incubate and hand-rear the second infant.