weaner

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weaner

(ˈwiːnə)
n
1. a person or thing that weans
2. (Animals) a pig that has just been weaned and weighs less than 40 kg
3. (Animals) Austral and NZ a lamb, pig, or calf in the year in which it is weaned
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The other common condition is bloating this causes high mortality in rabbits especially to weaners.
The capacity of the new farm is expected to be 4,500 sows, 30 boars and 3,000 weaners, the TASR newswire reported.
As a part of the initiative these four Wales YFC members have been able to attend several training days provided by Menter Moch Cymru but also awarded five weaners each in order to promote the Pig Sector in Wales.
Fur finalists will be selected and provided with five weaners each.
0p Brixter Hill Blackface - PS47 The Brigg Cast Ewes and Rams Texel x - PS78 & PS71 Coatyards Suffolk - PS69 Rugley Walls Mule - PS58 & PS50 Coatyards CARLISLE November 16 Store cattle and weanlings Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 888 head at its Weekly Wednesday Sale of Cattle comprising of 638 Store Cattle and weaners, 245 Calves and 4 Dairy Cattle.
The correlation between FSA and the productivity index was analyzed, including non-productive sow days (NPD), number of weaners (NOW), survival rate (SR), appearance rate of A-grade pork (ARA), and days at a slaughter weight of 110 kg (d-SW).
Shoopala noted that Namibian import permits are all-inclusive taking into consideration South African veterinary services have less manpower to handle an influx of weaners from Namibia.
Upon further discussion we felt we'd be foolish to pay for weaners (weaned piglets, a state of matter about 8-10 months prior to "wieners") every year and decided to jump in with both feet and purchase breeding stock.
Three breeds - Middle Whites, Large Blacks and Welsh - were selected because they were "grazers, not diggers", and the 11 weaners fared well.
Most people who buy the weaners want them to save the breed," explains Paul.
The regulations for the housing of piglets and weaners are far stricter in the Netherlands than in the UK legislation," he says.
Among the young pandas she's following, Atlanta's two plus a dozen at Chengdu, Snyder so far finds slight differences between the early, and late weaners.