hand-reared

hand-reared

adj
(of an animal or bird) kept and looked after by a person, rather than by its mother, when young
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It was more like slaughtering fat hand-reared pheasants on the English preserves he had heard about.
A THREE-DAY-OLD wild rabbit found on a building site has now been released into the wild after being hand-reared by a kind-hearted veterinary nurse.
They are both gorgeous, I think they were being hand-reared as they are not scared of people or other animals, that is not the behaviour of wild foxes."
Misha the European Grey Wolf was hand-reared by staff at Paradise Wildlife Park, in Broxbourne, after being rescued from a flooded den when she was just 10-days-old.
The most prevalent cause of mortality was pathology of digestive origin in the neonates of all 3 species, especially yolk-sac infections, which accounted for 41% of all deaths in this captive neonate population and was especially prevalent in hand-reared neonates.
The cute birds, who are currently being hand-reared by staff, are the first to be born at the zoo since it first opened in 1934.
Prepare to be smitten by the adorable orphaned orangutans who have been rescued and brought to this centre in Borneo to be hand-reared. Their human babysistters are not only parenting them, they're passing on vital skills they'll need for the wild.
Christophe Gaborit, the head of falconry at the Puy de Fou park in western France, hand-reared the six rooks and trained them to collect garbage by offering a treat for each piece of rubbish collected.
A BLACK.TAILED godwit released into the wild in the Fens after being hand-reared has returned home from its winter migration, wildlife experts have said.
AN ORPHANED pup has been adopted by the devoted veterinary nurse who hand-reared her from birth.
"Sky is very young, and will now be hand-reared at our animal centre and should be available for re-homing when she is old enough."
Her cub, Milo, is now being hand-reared by senior zoo keeper Sarah Evans.