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weather breeder

A sudden period of sunny and/or clear skies. Poor weather usually resumes afterward. Don't get too excited about the sun today, I think it's just a weather breeder. I wouldn't be surprised if it rained again tomorrow.
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breeder

n. a nonhomosexual. (In a homosexual context.) Don’t invite Willy. He’s a breeder.
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Breeders Club has built a large network of responsible breeders whose main goal is to offer high quality, healthy, happy puppies.
Yuhe's remaining 13 breeder farms, which are not in operation, are currently undergoing renovations and are expected to be operational by the Q3 2010.
Puppies go home microchipped so if they are lost, the breeder is called.
The breeder concept is credited to Walter Zinn, Argonne's first director.
The company has three additional new breeder farms under construction, one of which is expected to start operation after mid January 2010, with the other two to be completed by March 2010.
With breeders' prizes having last month been reduced by pounds 154,000 - 20 per cent of the original 2010 total - McCreery questioned the current structure, which sees between pounds 5,000 and pounds 10,000 paid out to breeders of Group 1 winners on the Flat and between pounds 9,600 and pounds 10,000 paid out to breeders of Grade 1 winners over hurdles and fences.
It is high time the Levy Board, which provides the money, insisted on greater fairness for British dual-purpose breeders.
Of the change, Thoroughbred Breeders' Association chairman Philip Freedman said: "[It] was introduced with the support of the BHB to target young horses and thereby speed up the rate of reward to National Hunt breeders.
Giles Pritchard-Gordon, who won the Langham Cup award for merit among small breeders at the Thoroughbred Breeders' Awards in January, said that breeders in Ireland had benefited from tax concessions and that the premiums were helping the British industry fight back.
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In a bid to attract more overseas runners, Breeders' Cup is to change the way European horses become eligible for the scheme, switching the emphasis on stallion owners rather than individual breeders.
But the bill, meant to combat the overpopulation of strays by requiring all dogs and cats to be spayed or neutered, has also drawn fire from breeders who would have to pay to register purebred pets.
BREEDERS need prizes as much as owners need adequate prize-money, TBA chairman Kirsten Rausing stressed yesterday, as she responded to Friday's announcement that the Levy Board's contribution to the breeders' prize scheme will fall from pounds 1.
REGARDING John Berry's low opinion of breeders' prizes, many jumps breeders are hobby breeders and lose money.