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gizzard

1. the thick-walled part of a bird's stomach, in which hard food is broken up by muscular action and contact with grit and small stones
2. a similar structure in many invertebrates

gizzard

[′giz·ərd]
(vertebrate zoology)
The muscular portion of the stomach of most birds where food is ground with the aid of ingested pebbles.
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Histological features of study organs including tongue, esophagus, proventriculus, gizzard, small intestine, large intestine and associated glands like liver, pancreas and gall bladder of a total of 30 apparently clinically healthy ducks of both sexes and three progressive age groups viz.
I fish the Tranx 300HG with the Negotiator and HPH Gliding Gizzard, while the 400 model is ideal for the Hinkle Shad and deps 250.
Keywords: Cadmium, Liver, Gizzard, Kidney, Larus argentatus, histopathology.
To conduct the study, a total of 552 samples including chicken meat (138 samples), liver (138 samples), gizzard (138 samples) and hearts (138 samples) were randomly collected from poultry slaughterhouses at West Azerbaijan province from April 2014 to September 2014and were transferred to the laboratory for analysis aiming at investigating the presence of Campylobacter species in cold temperature.
The diet with high PP content provided a greater relative weight for the gizzard and the diet with low PP content presented a greater relative weight for broiler chicks liver.
Therefore, the objective of the current study was to investigate whether ASX had protective effects against His-induced lesions in the gizzard and proventriculus of broiler chicks.
Hot and cold carcass weights and yields as well as relative weight of liver, heart, spleen, gizzard, proventriculus and abdominal fat were not affected by dietary CS supplementation (Pgreater than 0.
05) among the brain, liver, gizzard, kidney and flesh of mutton; and lungs, liver, kidney and flesh of beef.
05), full gizzard weight, empty gizzard weight, breast width and breast length than females at 12 weeks of age.
After emergence, the adults from each diet (chicken gizzard and beef) were sexed and randomly formed couples, which were transferred tolL polyethylene cages with nylon screens on the sides (Barbosa et ai 2004).
Treatments were used: 1--powdery calcium carbonate with probiotic 2--calcium carbonate granules with Probiotic 3--calcium carbonate mixed with probiotic 4--powdery calcium carbonate without probiotic 5--calcium carbonate granules without probiotic 6--mixture calcium carbonate without probiotic to study the sight traits of test from every replication a chicken cervical destruction randomly, then by PH meter, PH crop, gizzard and intestines ceca were measured the body weight and the weight of internal organs such as the liver, ovaries, and oviduct was measured with a digital scale with an accuracy of 0.
Duck feet, neck, gizzard and heart are excellent for making soup stock.