chick


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chick

the young of a bird, esp of a domestic fowl
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March put down his clothesbrush, glance at Jo's retiring face, and then sink into his chair, looking as if the `precocious chick' had put an idea into his head that was both sweet and sour.
"Ah, sweet sir, and leave my wife and chick with- out bread and shelter?"
Guppy consults him in the choice of that day's banquet, turning an appealing look towards him as the waitress repeats the catalogue of viands and saying "What do YOU take, Chick?" 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.
It was better to eat small live things like ptarmigan chicks, and to let alone large live things like ptarmigan hens.
Afterward, she went to see Billina's fast-growing family of chicks.
"Let me see; that's about seven thousand chicks she has hatched out; isn't it, General?"
"I've hatched out ten of the loveliest chicks you ever saw."
The piping plover chick was brought to the Lincoln Park Zoo Saturday morning when members of the Chicago birding community, who for weeks have volunteered to stand guard at the nest during daylight hours, noticed the chick was not moving normally.
As the "soap opera in the skies" that is life for the Kielder ospreys continues for another season, 2019's chicks have now been ringed and named, with Kielder's heaviest ever recorded chick weighing in at 1,910g.
This can be permanent if left uncorrected."Whereas a chick can be hatched with no single defect, external factors could cause damages that may harm the chick.
"With these numbers in mind, we were very excited that on May 1, first time parents, Elder and Elm, successfully had their first chick. Both parents are doing really well and share care of little Hotdog.
If you've been giving the chicks medicated starter feed, you'll need to switch to a non-medicated variety when you integrate them into the flock, because adult chickens love to eat chick food.