Antonyms for rutting

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It was the rutting season and the buck was in a fighting mood.

This comes of rutting; Are we made stales to one another?Din.

The rutting season is said to continue through October into November.

He tore along as a beast does in the rutting season, from its mad desire to be alone.

It was true that the rutting season had not, in reality, commenced.

It was scarce daylight when I took my weapons and went to pay another visit to the rutting stags, John accompanying me.

Most guides claim that during the rutting season the bulls have a wide range, but that the cows remain in one neighborhood.

Bucks in the rutting season sometimes seem to go crazy, and often they attack men, wantonly and dangerously.

The meat of the cows is considered more delicate than that of the bulls, especially in the rutting season.

Damon and Pythias were known as such because, except during the rutting season, they were never far apart.