Definition of live weight in English:

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live weight

Pronunciation: /ˈlīv ˌwāt/

noun

The weight of an animal before it has been slaughtered and prepared as a carcass.
Example sentences
  • Changes in producers' profits are likely realized from the association of AGP use with mean live weight and weight variation.
  • If separate manure storage is needed, plan for about one-half cubic foot per day per 1,000 pounds live weight for raw manure.
  • He tries to keep 60,000 pounds of live weight per acre of irrigated pasture, and has a handshake deal with another farmer who pays him 30¢ for each pound gained by the yearling cattle.

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Syllabification: live weight

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