yearling


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yearling

1. the young of any of various animals, including the antelope and buffalo, between one and two years of age
2. a thoroughbred racehorse counted for racing purposes as being one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth
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That night Kotick danced the Fire-dance with the yearling seals.
Get the matrons together, and go with offerings to the temple of Minerva driver of the spoil; there, upon the knees of Minerva, lay the largest and fairest robe you have in your house--the one you set most store by; promise, moreover, to sacrifice twelve yearling heifers that have never yet felt the goad, in the temple of the goddess if she will take pity on the town, with the wives and little ones of the Trojans, and keep the son of Tydeus from off the goodly city of Ilius, for he fights with fury, and fills men's souls with panic.
The stallion of my choice grazed with a filly and two yearlings a little apart from the balance of the herd and nearest to the forest and to me.
The data regarding productive traits including ram, sex and season wise birth weight and yearling was brought under study.
HARDY Welsh ram prices hit 20,000gns for a yearling at the annual Meirionnydd flockmasters sale (Wed, Oct 12).
HARDY Welsh ram prices hit 20,000 guineas for a yearling at the annual Meirionnydd flockmasters sale.
A BROTHER to Frankel has been quoted at 66-1 by Betfred for the 2016 Investec Derby after appearing in the highest number of yearling entries for the Classic in four years.
Average yearling ewe prices were remarkably consistent at pounds 131 in each centre whereas ewe lamb sales averaged pounds 94 at Builth Wells and Ruthin and pounds 96 in Welshpool where the association held its first sale at WLS' impressive new mart.
(2006) to include yearling sales and found that Western cattle markets are indeed dynamic, as evidenced by several changes in management practices applied by ranchers and the pricing observed in calf and yearling cattle markets.
Years ago, biologists believed that competition among mature bucks for breeding rights was the primary reason why yearling bucks left their maternal home ranges.
Sec.A Yearling Colt,Filly,Gelding & 2/3 Yr Old Filly, Gelding: 1st.
GREETINGS from Johannesburg, where the notion that if you've been to one yearling sale then you've been to them all can be firmly dismissed.