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purebred

denoting a pure strain obtained through many generations of controlled breeding for desirable traits
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Based with Musabah Al Muhairi, he registered a notable double in December 2015 in the fillies' and colts' Classics restricted to UAE purebreds.
In comparison to the purebreds, the hybrids were more refractory to fertilization, so enough sperm were added to each petri dish to turn the water distinctly cloudy (cephalochordate eggs are not susceptible to polyspermy).
Dog lovers of the purebred adorable bulldog might want to think twice before getting one to take care.
A genetic analysis conducted by Yale University researchers suggests that direct descendants of at least 38 purebred individuals of Chelonoidis elephantopus live on the volcanic slopes of the northern shore of Isabela Island - 200 miles from their ancestral home of Floreana Island, where they disappeared after being hunted by whalers.
Limerick Animal Welfare said it believed a family in the county were targeting purebred females for sale at the fair.
Individuals who sell purebred dogs from trucks in public parking lots on a cash-only basis are not delivering the bargain you might expect.
The trial which was primarily designed by BCCS to investigate the role of purebred Charolais as a potential suckler damline in the UK, is mirroring the role played by the breed in its native France where the suckler population amounts to approximately two million purebred Charolais cows.
One common question was "How can I make money with purebred sheep?
Under the bill, exemptions will be available for certain duly-licensed breeders of purebreds; owners of certain purebred show and competition dogs and cats; owners of certain purebred and mixed-breed dogs and cats used for law enforcement and rescue; owners of purebred and mixed-breed guide, service, and signal dogs; and owners of purebred and mixed-breed dogs and cats too old, unhealthy, or ill to be safely spayed or neutered.
Requirements for show dogs and purebreds include competition in at least one event in the past year, a title from a purebred dog registry or the owner's participation in a purebred breeding club that enforces a code of ethics for breeding.
They deserve their own show, like the purebreds at Westminster.