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prog·e·ny

 (prŏj′ə-nē)
n. pl. progeny or prog·e·nies
1.
a. The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction.
b. A child or children of a parent or parents: claimed to be the progeny of the king.
c. A person's descendants considered as a group.
2. A result or product: lies that were the progeny of fear.

[Middle English progeni, from Old French progenie, from Latin prōgeniēs, from prōgignere, to beget; see progenitor.]

progeny

(ˈprɒdʒɪnɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. the immediate descendant or descendants of a person, animal, etc
2. a result or outcome
[C13: from Latin prōgeniēs lineage; see progenitor]

prog•e•ny

(ˈprɒdʒ ə ni)

n., pl. -ny, for plants or animals, -nies.
1.
a. offspring collectively; children.
b. (broadly) descendants.
2. something that originates or results from something else; outcome; issue.
[1250–1300; Middle English progenie < Middle French < Latin prōgeniēs offspring =prō- pro-1 + gen-, base of gignere to beget (akin to kin) + -iēs feminine n. suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.progeny - the immediate descendants of a personprogeny - the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue"
baby - the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young); "the baby of the family"; "the baby of the Supreme Court"
by-blow, illegitimate, illegitimate child, love child, whoreson, bastard - the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
child, kid - a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"
eldest, firstborn - the offspring who came first in the order of birth
grandchild - a child of your son or daughter
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
heir, successor - a person who inherits some title or office

progeny

noun
1. children, family, young, issue, offspring, descendants They set aside funds to ensure the welfare of their progeny.
2. race, stock, breed, posterity (archaic), seed (chiefly biblical), lineage, scions They claimed to be the progeny of Genghis Khan.

progeny

noun
1. One descended directly from the same parents or ancestors:
2. A group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors:
Translations

progeny

[ˈprɒdʒɪnɪ] Nprogenie f

progeny

[ˈprɒdʒəni] n
(= child) → progéniture f
[animal] → progéniture f

progeny

progeny

[ˈprɒdʒɪnɪ] n (frm) → progenie f, discendenti mpl

prog·e·ny

n. descendencia, prole.
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The livestock farm of NDRI is a part of associated herd progeny testing programme from 1993 under the network project on buffalo improvement, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.
GENOMIC bull evaluation results are now running into their second year and additional information is helping to build a more comprehensive appraisal on the reliability of genomic testing and subsequent genomic sire evaluations compared to traditional progeny testing methods.
But, he said, there was lack of awareness about selection of best bulls for breed improvement and absence of progeny testing which was causing low productivity of dairy animals.
Yes, I started as a farm worker when I left school at 14 and ended up working on the Milk Marketing Board Progeny Testing Station near Lambourn in the late 60s.
However, he added, there was no awareness about choosing the best bulls for breed improvement and absence of progeny testing which was leading to low productivity of dairy animals.
Of course progeny testing will continue and a young bull marketed as a "genomic young sire" may be no better or worse than any other bull.
DNA markers cannot only resolve the paternity of offspring produced in multiple-sire breeding pastures, they can also be used to better estimate the genetic worth of natural-service bulls through on-ranch progeny testing (Pollak 2005).
Such practical things as the length of feeding period and number of animals required to measure economy of gain in progeny testing were pioneered in developing Line 1 and are now codified in the Beef Improvement Federation Guidelines for Uniform Beef Improvement Programs.
The Cimbria also brought with her six Holstein bulls which were put into a progeny testing scheme, the Pioneer Holstein Breeders Club.