Close Mating

1. A term used when a date of mating for a previous litter and a new date of mating for a submitted litter for the same dam is less than 4 months and 15 days apart. 2. as applied to the former, it is when the whelping date of a previous litter and the whelping date for a new litter by the same dam is less than 4 months and 15 days apart.