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Synonyms for crossbreed

(genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock

breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties

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Kennel Club secretary Caroline Kisko said: "Too many crossbreed breeders are making false promises about how the dog will turn out.
Good luck to those breeders that can manage to get three or four hundred pounds for a crossbreed but please don't take people in by advertising them as if they were a new breed because they aren't.
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): Gardeners crossbreed flowers to produce pretty petals or sweet scents - and now scientists have shown how important is this natural talent for producing new types of flowers.
David Pickett, pet insurance manager at Sainsbury's Bank, said: "Our experience is that pedigree owners are more likely to call on their pet insurance for illness and disease than owners of crossbreeds because their animals are more likely to suffer certain hereditary illnesses.
Best condition, mongrel and crossbreeds - 1 A Whitwam; any variety puppy (4-12 months old) - 1 Jackie Bray; Maddest Mutt (personality) - 1 Jodie Knopwood;
In addition, the small-framed Nguni cattle are, therefore, likely to travel shorter distances in search of feed to meet their low maintenance requirements, thus could be less prone to skeletal tissue damage than large-framed local crossbreeds (Collins-Luswit, 2000).
Crossbreeding is very common and the use of recognised crossbreeds and a range of various other crosses is widespread.
Scruffts is the Kennel Club's competition for crossbreeds.
Among our hairy friends we have three litters of puppies, all crossbreeds, so we are appealing for tinned puppy food ready for weaning time.
SOPHIE AND KIZZY are a pair of nine-year-old female neutered crossbreeds.
DEE & MIA DEE and MIA are both six-year-old neutered female crossbreeds.