Breeding

Breeding is the reproduction, that is, producing of offspring, usually animals or plants:

  • Breeding in the wild, the natural process of reproduction in the animal kingdom
  • Animal husbandry, through selected specimens such as dogs, horses, and rabbits
  • Plant breeding, through selected specimens such as trees

Breeding may also refer to:

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Eastern Cottontail - Reproduction
... The onset of breeding varies between populations and within populations from year to year ... The eastern cottontail breeding season begins later with higher latitudes and elevations ... been suggested as a primary factor controlling onset of breeding many studies correlate severe weather with delays in the onset of breeding ...
Hódmezővásárhely - History - 20th Century
... cent of the population, however, was engaged in farming and animal breeding ... Animal breeding still dominated the livelihood of the inhabitants ... Rural animal breeding was characterised by economic efficiency ...
African Spoonbill - Breeding
... The African Spoonbill begins breeding in the winter, which lasts until spring ... The spoonbill's nest, generally located in trees above water, is built from sticks and reeds and lined with leaves ...
Flightless Cormorant - Behavior - Breeding
... Nesting tends to take place during the coldest months (July–October), when marine food is at its most abundant and the risk of heat stress to the chicks is decreased ... At this time, breeding colonies consisting of around 12 pairs form ...
1996 In Birding And Ornithology - Europe - Britain - Breeding Birds
... The only breeding pair of Golden Eagles in England hatch a chick for the first time in three years at Haweswater ... The first inland breeding of Avocets in modern times takes place at a site in London ... However breeding success at coastal colonies in East Anglia is poor ...

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