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Synonyms for breed

Synonyms for breed

to produce sexually or asexually others of one's kind

to be the biological father of

to bring into existence and foster the development of

a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

Synonyms for breed

a special variety of domesticated animals within a species

a special type

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call forth

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copulate with a female, used especially of horses

have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)

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Only within the last 250 years have we focused on selection for traits that characterize breeds. The first herd books were opened in England in the 19th century, encouraging breeders to standardize appearance and improve production.
Normally about 8 percent of the world's emperor penguin population breeds at Halley Bay, Trathan said.
JEDDAH: The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has organized a visit of New Zealand experts to Qassim, as part of the recently signed Saudi-New Zealand agreement targeting the genetic improvement of animal breeds, to raise the productivity of livestock sector and improve the quality of products.
Owners of rare breeds of livestock and poultry need to register by May 8 to participate in Garfield Farm Museum's 32nd annual Rare Breeds Show Sunday, May 20, from 11 a.m.
You see, unlike in the past, farmers who wish to rear poultry for profit now have a choice between hybrid breeds and the indigenous breeds to consider.
Pakistan is fortunate to be the home of some of the finest breeds of the livestock as compared with other regional countries.
But of the 217 recognised breeds, not to mention thousands of cross-breeds, which is our favourite?
Mixed breeds Not really a breed at all, this means mutts and mongrels.
Certain dog breeds are easier to recognize than others, Labrador Retrievers, German Shepherds and Poodles have distinct looks and names that are easy to remember and pronounce.
Thanks to two key individuals, the Irish Red and White Setter recovered and is one of the most beautiful and fun breeds to hunt behind.
"Dogs, A Kid's Book of Dog Breeds" is a very informative, factual, entertaining dog breed book for young readers age 9 and up.
Daly was experimenting in hybrid crosses between breeds, hoping to produce Tabby and Ticked Point Siamese kittens in the same litter.
Managing Breeds for a Secure Future: Strategies for Breeders and Breed Associations, 2nd Edition