Translation of tether in Spanish:

tether

soga, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛðər//ˈtɛðə/

noun

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    (rope) soga feminine
    (chain) cadena feminine
    end
    • If enacted, the law might eliminate tethers and stalls for other classes of cattle.
    • In the rest of the world, for example, sow stalls and tethers, banned here, are still widely used.
    • In contrast to moving from outdoors to neck tethers, moving from outdoors to indoor gestation pens or stalls did not inhibit litter size.
    • With sows kept in tethers in a stall, their movement is restricted with a belt around their torsos just behind the front legs or around the neck.
    • On closer inspection, he found a friction wound, blackened with scabs, on the back of Patch's neck and a chain tether, with a blue nylon rope, nearby.
    • The use of specialized animal stalls and tethers is accepted as a science-based industry standard of management.
    • Gregory turned from his parents' grave and walked back through and out of the barren house to his horse, the animal waiting patiently on its tether and barely visible against the forest shadows.
    • He paused to dismount as well, tossing a thin tether to a man who took the animal away.
    • Stalls and tethers are systems of individual housing of sows that do not allow turning around; these systems allow only minimal social interactions among neighbors.
    • Legislation banning the use of stalls and tethers in pig farming came into force in 1999.
    • Vieuille-Thomas et al. observed sows housed in tethers, stalls, and groups for the occurrence of stereotypic behaviors.
    • In the rest of Europe - with the exception of Sweden, which has banned them - tethers and sow stalls can be used until 2006 and 2013 respectively.
    • The animals fed and lay down next to their tethers.
    • Producers have used two types of tethers (neck and girth); both of which restrict sow movement.
    • With bridle and saddle managed in one hand, Isabella released the gelding from his tether and stepped back, heading towards the tack room without waiting to confirm he returned to his stall.
    • Selected European countries and the European Union have banned or are phasing out use of stalls and tethers for gestating sows.
    • It appears that the physiological data from a number of studies indicate the welfare of sows in stalls is equal to, or better than, that of sows in tethers or groups.

transitive verb

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    (animal) atar
    (animal) amarrar
    • Caravans and vans were parked in front of the new offices at the far end of the industrial estate, and four horses were tethered there.
    • He still makes traditional cow bands, used by farmers for tethering cattle and other farm jobs, out of Egyptian flax on an old-fashioned rope-making sled and top.
    • Firefighters were bemused to wake up and find a large brown and white horse tethered by a rope to their station.
    • With their enormous size, some whales could not be loaded onto the ships and were instead tethered to the ships and towed.
    • Kara hitched up the trap and Anana tethered her horse to the rear of it and joined her friend.
    • Cows were tethered near the wall, to provide milk, ghee and cow dung for the rituals.
    • The building they stayed in had already been looted bare, with straw lining the floor for newcomers to sleep on, and the wooden pillar at the base of the broken stairs used to tether horses.
    • Elephants are tethered by chains so people can climb on them for a cute photo for a fee of 10 yuan.
    • Lancaster drew rein, tethering his horse in the thicket of pine just off the crest of the hill.
    • The trees in question were certainly a fine stand of eucalypts, over by the Ivanhoe road, and I knew Laura liked to go riding in that direction, to tether her horse and wander amongst the silvery patterned trunks.
    • Two men were sleeping there, one on either side of the fire, and one horse was tethered on a lead rope.
    • A docile Labrador dog was tethered five metres away from its owner, who was disguised as a tradesman.
    • He followed her calmly towards the stakes where the other horses were tethered and being watched.
    • Mrs Cruddas said one simple solution in Hull Road would be for the grass to be regularly cut - thereby removing any incentive to tether the horses there.
    • Tess had been tethering her horse when she heard shouting over the hill, a car door being slammed, and finally the crunch of wheels on gravel as a car reversed and sped away.
    • Rings for tethering the sheep are still embedded in the wall of Borris Estate, opposite Cosgrove's shop.
    • The water wasn't too cold, so they took off their riding boots and rolled up their riding pants, then waded for a while in the cool water, tethering the mares to a nearby tree.
    • He agilely jumped off and tethered his horse to a bar that had seemingly been placed there for that specific purpose.
    • Mala groaned, picked up her bedroll, and moved to where their horses were tethered.
    • They tethered their horses, leaving the most junior patrolman to stand guard, and Inkerman led the way in.