Definition of suckler in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌklə/


1An unweaned animal, especially a calf.
Example sentences
  • Slow sucklers need longer feeds; when schedulers restrict this time, the slower-feeding baby is out of luck.
1.1A cow used to breed and suckle calves for beef: [as modifier]: suckler herds
More example sentences
  • A new site is also being developed to which the suckler cow herd and breeding unit will shortly move.
  • The 50-year-old is currently establishing a beef suckler herd after diversifying from milk production last July.
  • The tea garden and craftwork provide additional income for the family farm, where the Eddons run a herd of beef suckler cattle.

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