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1A person who breeds animals or plants.‘a dog breeder’
- ‘And their color range keeps expanding as plant breeders give more attention to these up-and-coming perennials.’
- ‘In the future, the lab's work with hormones and genetics may help ranchers and breeders help their heifers even more.’
- ‘Argentine seed law prohibits the sale of uncertified seeds in an effort to protect intellectual property rights of plant breeders.’
- ‘Then they can make the genetic material available to nurseries and plant breeders.’
- ‘Livestock breeders support the gene bank initiative and believe it is the only way forward.’
- ‘Galaxy has now been offered to growers and breeders, and is suitable for both commercial and backyard use.’
- ‘However, we discourage people from buying animals from so-called responsible breeders too.’
- ‘Others were generously submitted by farmers and breeders who found them in their fields.’
- ‘And larger birth weight is exactly what beef cattle breeders had sought.’
- ‘However, some breeders just breed birds for the sake of earning money.’
- ‘That's why conscientious breeders do not let kittens leave home until they have reached four months of age.’
- ‘Plant breeders changed the crop into one grown primarily for the oil and protein in its seed.’
- ‘Second, I cannot believe that the breeders ' puppies were more expensive than a pet store.’
- ‘The collection's primary users are plant breeders and scientists.’
- ‘While genetic diversity may not be the first concern for most farmers, it is for plant breeders and scientists.’
- ‘Expert breeders will keep their puppies for as long as four to five months before sending them on to new homes.’
- ‘With any bird, however, I'd recommend breeders over pet stores.’
- ‘In recent years, breeders have developed plants that bear large crops of big, tasty berries.’
- ‘Thus, buying puppy from a breeder who screens all breeding stock for inherited problems is a must.’
- ‘The new technique will not be used by thoroughbred racehorse breeders.’
- ‘The announcement that badger culling is ‘not viable’ has frustrated, if not angered, cattle breeders in the UK.’
- 1.1An animal that breeds at a particular time or in a particular way.‘emperor penguins are winter breeders’
enthusiast, devotee, hobbyist, lover, addict, fan, fanaticView synonyms
- ‘In animals which are seasonal breeders prolactin shows a seasonal rhythm.’
- ‘If female broiler breeders are fed ad libitum then egg production and hatchability are poor.’
- ‘Rhesus monkeys are seasonal breeders.’
- ‘Most reports indicated that treatment could increase the pregnancy rates of repeat breeders compared with controls.’
- ‘Halibut over 200-300 lbs are female breeders which don't have the best flesh for eating.’
- 1.2derogatory, informal (among homosexuals) a heterosexual person.
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