Definition of suckler in English:

suckler

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌklə
 
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noun

  • 1An unweaned animal, especially a calf.
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    • 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
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    • 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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