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chick

the young of a bird, esp of a domestic fowl
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It was better to eat small live things like ptarmigan chicks, and to let alone large live things like ptarmigan hens.
Ah, sweet sir, and leave my wife and chick with- out bread and shelter?
Chick, out of the profundity of his artfulness, preferring "veal and ham and French beans--and don't you forget the stuffing, Polly" (with an unearthly cock of his venerable eye), Mr.
You worry yourself a good deal too much about that solitary chick, and you worry everybody else too.
Why, supposing I had a knowledge of some property--some little property--very little--to which this pretty chick was entitled; which nobody does or can know of at this time, but which her husband could sweep into his pouch, if he knew as much as I do, would that account for--'
Management needs Place chicks from similar age and flock source in a single house: maximum five weeks difference.
Chicks are also more prone to developing pasty butt during their first week of life.
This preparation was tested for presence of bacterial and viral contamination in 21-day old chicks and also by inoculating on culture media.
The children were able to look inside the eggs through a bright light and could see the chicks moving about, and could also hear them squawking.
We sent the four boys chicks back to the farm and kept the five girls we were only going to keep three but we changed Mrs Downes' mind so that we could keep all of the girl chicks.
The worst place to buy chicks is from a livestock auction or swap meet.
We hypothesized that crane productivity could be increased with management/manipulation actions including: 1) removing the second egg from a clutch to hand raise the chick for later adoption to either the biological parents or foster parents that lost their first chick, 2) by taking a wild-born chick from parents with two chicks, hand raising that chick, and later giving it to foster parents that lost their own chick, and 3) by replacing young chicks with older, captive- or wild-born chicks, and hand raising the young chicks for release after the period when they would experience highest mortality rates.