breeding

All Noun Verb
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  • Most females in the wild start breeding at the age of two years.
  • More females appear and in due course, the breeding season comes to an end.
  • The reasons behind the length of time are associated with the distance from the breeding site to food.
  • However, in some countries modern breeding practices have introduced a few problems.
  • Once formed, they last for many breeding seasons, in some cases for the life of the pair.
  • They generally begin breeding by their second summer, though females may start as early as their first year.
  • Under normal conditions, breeding is substantially more common within the area than across the border.
  • For additional information, see horse breed, horse breeding and the individual articles listed below.
  • Due to the extended period of care, breeding occurs every two years rather than annually for some species.
  • The park is also a breeding ground for marine life.
  • Attempts at breeding among the captive population also failed for the same reasons.
  • In a few cases, captive breeding programs have been established and have largely been successful.
  • If the breeding is not successful within two to three weeks, the female is bred once again.
  • They reach full size after around six months, but can remain with their family until the next breeding season half a year later.
  • Information on breeding of specific species is very limited.
  • Individuals also return to the same territorial site each breeding season.
  • He established a new stock-breeding farm and sold his produce to the local slaughterhouses.
  • Since then, breeding work has continued in the United States and New Zealand.
  • Animals are also used for education, breeding, and defense research.
  • Many bird species have established breeding populations in areas to which they have been introduced by humans.
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Root form of breeding is breed for the verb.

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Meaning of breeding

  • noun Elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
  • noun Helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    they debated whether nature or nurture was more important
  • noun The production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
  • verb Copulate with a female, used especially of horses
    The horse covers the mare
  • verb Cause to procreate (animals)
    She breeds dogs
  • verb Have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
    pandas rarely breed in captivity, These bacteria reproduce