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Breeding

Meanings and phrases

breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring

breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression; genteelness; gentility
  2. helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; bringing up; fostering; fosterage; nurture; raising; rearing; upbringing
  3. the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
  4. the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); education; training
  5. the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring; reproduction; procreation; facts of life

breeding ground

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a place where animals breed
E.g.
  • The lake is an important breeding ground for terns.
  • Diamond Island is also noted as a turtle breeding ground.
  • It is the longest earth dam in Thailand and a large breeding ground.

cattle breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. breeding cattle
E.g.
  • The backbone of Cholistan economy is cattle breeding.
  • Goat and cattle breeding are other activities.
  • Main economic activity of the town is sheep and cattle breeding.

dog breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. breeding dogs

horse breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. breeding horses
E.g.
  • Her husband, Gerard, took over the horse breeding of his father.
  • He was also an expert on cattle, purebred dogs, horse breeding, fishing and hunting.
  • Organized horse breeding in Holstein was first conducted in the monasteries of Uetersen.

breeding season

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Alabama the breeding season begins in January.
  • The breeding season lasts from winter to mid summer.
  • Only a few survive until the second breeding season.

breeding stallion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He made little impact as a breeding stallion.
  • He had little success as a breeding stallion.
  • He made no impact as a breeding stallion.

breeding program

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A breeding program was created that used embryo transfer techniques.
  • CIMMYT operates a conventional breeding program to provide optimized strains.
  • The main conservation project undertaken by Khama Rhino Sanctuary is the rhino breeding program.

breeding grounds

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They generally do not reach far into the seas near their breeding grounds.
  • It is one of the few known breeding grounds in Ireland of the Eurasian wigeon.
  • The Marbled Murrelet, in contrast tends to remain closer to its breeding grounds.

during the breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Except during the breeding season, this animal is solitary.
  • They feed inshore during the breeding season in the midwater.
  • Females have one litter of 6-7 young during the breeding season.

captive breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Several zoos have started captive breeding programs.
  • The St. Louis Zoo, in St. Louis, Missouri, has one of the most successful captive breeding programs.
  • In 1996, five adult racers were collected and sent to the Jersey Zoo for the first attempt at captive breeding.

selective breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This lower modern rate has been attributed to the selective breeding of bulls.
  • However, some broad definitions of genetic engineering include selective breeding.
  • It is the result of selective breeding of native Czech landrace goats crossed with Swiss Saanen goats.

breeding pairs

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The population was estimated at about 230 breeding pairs in 2002.
  • Most other countries have at least four figures of breeding pairs.
  • Occasionally, isolated breeding pairs are found in five neighbouring countries.

breeding habitat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The breeding habitat is open woodland, cultivated areas and gardens.
  • This area is a valuable feeding and breeding habitat for water birds.
  • By pumping these areas dry in the spring and summer, the mosquito breeding habitat was eliminated.

breeding range

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They are also extending their breeding range possibly reducing/supplanting steppe buzzards.
  • Plovers usually select a breeding range that they share with bison and black tailed prairie dogs.
  • When the monarch's breeding range overlaps with the viceroy, the viceroy will adopt the lighter shades of orange.

breeding stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Purdy is a cat enthusiast who owns mostly valuable breeding stock.
  • Selection criteria for breeding stock focuses on their jumping abilities.
  • Each November, the November Sale annually produces the highest average price of any breeding stock sale worldwide.

breeding sites

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Flight patterns of "A. freeborni" remain in close proximity to breeding sites in the summertime.
  • There has been massive habit destruction, especially of breeding sites, because of land development.
  • Prehibernation flights, during which individuals disperse from breeding sites, take place in September.

breeding programs

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Several zoos have started captive breeding programs.
  • Several zoos operate silvery gibbon breeding programs.
  • Some of Harlan's collected seeds came to be used successfully in official USDA breeding programs.

breeding population

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a breeding population of snowy plover.
  • There is a small breeding population of 13 pairs of black-naped tern.
  • Sightings are fairly common in Florida, although a breeding population has not yet been confirmed.

breeding site

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is an important breeding site for seabirds.
  • It is the only known Moroccan breeding site for the glossy ibis.
  • The lagoon is reported as a breeding site for the little penguin.

successful breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Light Shift's sire, Kingmambo was a highly successful breeding stallion.
  • Virginia Waters' sire, Kingmambo was a highly successful breeding stallion.
  • After his retirement from racing he became a very successful breeding stallion in Japan.

breeding colony

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The caves host an important breeding colony of the Canary big-eared bat.
  • There is breeding colony of southern sea lions at the nearby Kelp Islands.
  • Silver gulls breed on the islands, which also support a breeding colony of Australian sea lions.

breeding birds

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • New Guinea has 578 species of breeding birds, of which 324 species are endemic.
  • The most common breeding birds are the willow warbler, common chaffinch, and redwing.
  • His grandfather, Late Ramdas Rai, splurged the family inheritance, mainly on keeping & breeding birds.

breeding colonies

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some of the species are scarce and breeding colonies in this area are important.
  • There are also brown booby breeding colonies at East and West Fairfax and East Hoskyn Islands.

plant breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Significant advances in plant breeding ensued after the work of geneticist Gregor Mendel.
  • He thus ensured that the PBI's pre-eminence in the application of science to plant breeding.
  • Many of the sites where it has been found are next to plant breeding stations and botanical gardens.

become a breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kennymore was retired from racing to become a breeding stallion.
  • He failed to win again and was retired to become a breeding stallion in France.
  • At the end of his racing career Louvois was retired to become a breeding stallion.

breeding pair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A male and female will form a breeding pair.
  • A breeding pair of pygmy right whales were retained in a netted area.
  • The breeding pair is usually monogamous, with pair bonds usually lasting several years.

breeding species

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Of South Georgia's 31 breeding species, 27 are found here.
  • Currently, statistically robust trends are produced for 11 of the UK’s 17 breeding species.
  • They mainly occur as breeding species, as the common name implies, in Europe, Asia and, to a lesser extent, Africa.

important breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The lake is an important breeding ground for terns.
  • It is an important breeding site for seabirds.
  • The shores of the bay are an important breeding ground for harbor seals.

during breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The herd exhibits much restlessness during breeding season.
  • These pouches are particularly pronounced during breeding season.
  • Males’ tails are much shorter and sometimes display a whitish sheen during breeding season.

breeding success

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Since 1980 all chicks have been ringed and breeding success estimated.
  • Numerous factors may weigh into the breeding success of common buzzards.
  • The monitoring data obtained suggest breeding success of the high Andean flamingos in Bolivia and Argentina in 2011–2012.

breeding populations

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Many bird species have established breeding populations in areas to which they have been introduced by humans.
  • The heaths have strong breeding populations of whinchat ("Saxicola rubetra") and stonechat ("Saxicola torquata").
  • The islands have high natural values, notably breeding populations of seabirds, marine turtles and coral cay vegetation.

breeding area

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is also a large fish breeding area of Suphanburi.
  • Coastal mangroves provide a breeding area for dugong.
  • Oldenburg is the largest studbook in terms of breeding area.

successful breeding stallion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Light Shift's sire, Kingmambo was a highly successful breeding stallion.
  • Virginia Waters' sire, Kingmambo was a highly successful breeding stallion.
  • After his retirement from racing he became a very successful breeding stallion in Japan.
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