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Synonyms for breeder

a person who breeds animals

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Status of IgG antibodies against Mycoplasma gallisepticum in non-vaccinated commercial poultry breeder flocks. Int.
A total of 171 broiler flocks, 208 broiler breeder flocks, 145 layer flocks and 49 flocks representing the layer breeders were investigated.
It has been reported that meat spots are inherited factor and it increases as the age of breeder flock increases (Jacqueline et al., 2000) and blood spots could be due to sudden change in environmental temperature or nutritional or hereditary differences in breeder flock.
Moreover, among 6205 CVRDs affected flocks, 3208 were broiler; 2276 were layer and 721 were breeder flocks. The incidence rates of CVRDs in different types of poultry are shown in Figure 3.
Two years ago the APA, the country's oldest livestock organization, started certifying breeder flocks as "standard bred" if they met the body's standards of perfection for any of its eight recognized breeds, including Standard Bronze and Narragansett.
The National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) is a voluntary state and federal testing and certification program whose goal is to eliminate poultry disease from breeder flocks to prevent egg-transmitted and hatchery-disseminated diseases.
Disease spread is by vertically through the infected breeder flocks and horizontally through contaminated incubators, hatchers, chick boxes brooder houses equipments [2].
Young breeder flocks are often reported to produce eggs with low hatching potential, extended incubation periods, and chicks of low quality as judged by subsequent mortality and growth.
A financial contribution of 8.606 million will go to controlling zoonotic salmonella in poultry breeder flocks in 19 member states, while 21.33 million will be spent on poultry laying hens flocks.
Almost none of the small hatcheries today own breeder flocks. We desire to develop (for the growing backyard poultry movement, otherwise described by terms such as "pastured poultry," or "chicken tractors"), a broiler genetic package from which anyone can retain breeding stock and propagate perpetually.
Experiments are now under way to determine whether breeder flocks are the most important source of these bacteria.
Sanitation Monitored Salmonella enteritidis negative breeder flocks. The chicks are tested for salmonella presence when they are delivered to egg producers, and chicken houses that show positive samples must be cleaned and disinfected before new chicks can be introduced.
Test profile of broiler breeder flocks housed in farms with endemic Mycoplasma synoviae infection.
The company has 2,500 employees and 40 egg laying operations, including breeder flocks and 38 processing facilities which can produce 13,460 cases each hour.