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bloodline

[′bləd‚līne]
(biology)
A line of direct ancestors, especially in a pedigree.
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"Green Acres is a progressive marketing company and now offers customers world-class genetics from Holstein, Norwegian Red, Swiss Red and White Holsteins as well as Brown Swiss bloodlines.
BLUE CHIP KENNELS: English Cocker pups and stud service available Champion bloodlines bred for field and family.
But a group of German farmers were just as keen to introduce these bloodlines into their own herd and when Sheila Eggleston of Eggs-Port took them to Hallington Farm to see the pedigree cattle, one of them asked if he could buy Mr Exotic, who was 14 months at the time.
"These are among the top bloodlines in the breed and are creating a great deal of interest with potential buyers," said herd manager Sarah Reid.
It was a combination of visual appeal and proven bloodlines that led Mr Emslie to pay 18,500 gns.
FRENCH BRITTANY AKC, UKC PUPS: Finest bloodlines, hunters, family dogs.
His breeding represents the very best in international bloodlines. His sire Head Honcho became a legend in Australia and beyond, while his dam Wise Beauty is a daughter of the leading American sire HBS Commander, and her dam Wise Memory also represents the best of American and Dalton's own superb Irish bloodlines.
AKC, UKC, excellent imported bloodlines. All colors.
Armani Angel is by Staplers Jo out of the Irish Oaks winner Borna Best (Boyne Walk-Firm Mist), top-drawer bloodlines that augur well for Mansoor's plans to establish a breeding operation in due course.
NOVA SCOTIA DUCK TOLLING RETREIVERS: Toller pups available, championship bloodlines, bred for field and family.
Certainly the first of mine which looks suitable (in terms of bloodlines) will be matched with him and I hope people will consider using him.