moult


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moult

(US), molt
the periodic process of moulting
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Physiological characterstics of a moult and second cycle of egg laying in turkey breeder hens.
But the goal lifted the home side and they were on level terms nine minutes later when a searing run down the wing from Cranston ended with a neat lay-off to Moult who tucked the ball home from eight yards.
The first half was a fairly lacklustre affair, with Moult seeing one shot saved and another poked wide, while Paul Clayton headed over for the hosts.
Cockroaches moult several times throughout their lifetime, but unlike reptiles which shed a layer of skin, cockroaches moult out of their own skeleton.
Drusillas Park zoo business manager Sue Woodgate said: "The penguins get very fat during their annual moult, they can't swim or do any exercise during this time, so all they do is eat lots of fish and stand around.
The process of replacing plumage is an on-going process but now as we enter the second part of summer, a major moult and a renewal of feathers is undertaken by most birds.
Eight years and eight different clubs later, Moult feels he finally belongs when most would have walked away from the game with shattered dreams.
A Spiders moult as they grow, shedding an old skin in a similar way to snakes.
CREATURE FEATURES BRING Section Leader Lesley Lewis said: "The moult is very delicate so we put it inside a plastic box so school parties can get a good look and it will still stay intact.
Stephen Robinson admits he will scour the lower leagues to try and find a replacement for Preston-bound Louis Moult.
MOTHERWELL hitman Louis Moult signed for Preston yesterday in a PS500,000 deal - then revealed his biggest regret was not being able to steer the Steelmen to League Cup glory.