stock breeder

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stock breeder a person who breeds animals
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Usage

In literature:

Almost every owner has a stock of feed on hand, but that is for breeders, and for other stock that doesn't grade up.
"The Trail Horde" by Charles Alden Seltzer
A great many breeders underfeed their young stock to stop growth, which I believe to be a very grave mistake.
"The Boston Terrier and All About It" by Edward Axtell
A stock breeder in Knoxville, Tennessee, is worth $100,000, and has $50,000 invested in blooded horses.
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
Breeders are generally of the opinion that good care and feed bestowed on their stock produce results in succeeding generations.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
Most of them are thrifty farmers and stock breeders.
"'Three Score Years and Ten'" by Charlotte Ouisconsin Van Cleve
Mr Mustard, Leuchland, is a very old breeder, and I believe no purer stock exist in Forfarshire.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders" by William M'Combie
Essays and addresses are expected from a number of distinguished stock breeders.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 4, January 26, 1884" by Various
A co-operative stock breeders' association was formed.
"A Stake in the Land" by Peter Alexander Speek
Some breeders, especially for show stock, get only three litters a year.
"The Raising and Care of Guinea Pigs" by A. C. Smith
Mr. Aylmer had a world-wide reputation as a breeder and exhibitor of stock.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 2" by Charles Mackie
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In poetry:

I reckon I'm artist an' all, though I niver gave it a thowt;
Breeder o' stock is my trade, Mike Pullan o' t' Abbey Close.
What sud a farmer want wi' picturs that brass has bowt?
All his art is i' t' mistal, wheer t' heifers are ranged i' rows.
"The Artist" by F W Moorman

In news:

Breeder Tafel to Disperse Breeding Stock.
Few 20th-century breeders had more influence on American Thoroughbred breeding than Colonel E R. Bradley, who built his Idle Hour Stock Farm mostly on bloodlines developed in the late 1800s by James R Keene.
The Fort Worth Stock Show is a mecca for a lot of purebred breeders.
Dolphus Morrison, breeder of Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, will disperse his Thoroughbred holdings during the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Selecting breeding stock from reputable breeders will help strengthen the quality characteristics of various breeds.
Read about how this veteran breeder introduced this unique characteristic into his existing stock of platies.
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