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piglet

a young pig

Piglet

diffident little pig; tremulously courageous. [Children’s Lit.: Winnie-the-Pooh]
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It is hard to know why a little piglet like this may have been dumped, but many people take on pigs as pets without realising how difficult they can be to care for.
The results suggested that the improvement of weaned piglet growth performance might likely be the effect of L.
For those of us raising pasture pigs, this is a time of piglets running through the fields and nursing in the sunshine.
Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Nebraska, scientists have shown that in low-birth-weight piglets, the brain is closer to normal size than other vital organs, suggesting its importance in survival.
To determine the virulence of the PEDV isolates, we experimentally infected fifteen 4-day-old Duroc crossbred piglets with the YS and ZB isolates.
1 and 2 recorded the concentrations of cholesterol, triacylglycerides, HDL (High Density Lipoproteins) and LDL (Low Density Lipoproteins) in blood serum of piglets from control and treated groups subsequently after the application of sage and oregano essential oils into feed.
The diminutive piglet left his brothers and sisters in the pigsty and now enjoys the luxuries of Ms Davidson's sitting room in her croft in Wester Quarff.
On his recovery Piglet was given the run of the house and eventually weaned on bananas.
HORROR: One piglet is crushed as othersrace to suckle mum in a farrowing crate' PAIN: Sore caused by the metal crate' DISCARDED: Dead animals in a skip
Piglet's BIG Game" puts gamers in the role of Piglet as they maneuver their way through seven exciting adventures.
Jocelyn gently took the piglet from Alisha and placed it on hay under a heat lamp.
As an eighteenth-century song proclaimed: "The more we enjoy the piglet, The better Catholics we become" (p.