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chick

abbreviation for chicken (1).
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Because the magnificent frigatebird is a colonial species with altricial chicks, indirect mechanisms to identify chicks based on location of nests likely are used by parents during early stages of biparental care (A.
At the same time the chicks showed a marked increase in levels of the hormone corticosterone.
The new work suggests that coots can develop the ability to recognize their chicks if a reliable method presents itself.
Maines and the other Chicks -- Martie Maguire and Emily Robison -- expected the controversy to blow over.
Last year Junichi Goto, 38, Japan's national chick sexing champion, sorted 100 chicks in three minutes, 34 seconds--without one mistake, according to the Wall Street Journal.
By sometimes allowing their older children to kill the youngest, the parents guarantee that they raise two well-fed, strong chicks who have an excellent chance to mature and reproduce.
On November 2nd, the jury found Sally Beauty infringed the MIXED CHICKS([R]) trademark and Mixed Chicks product trade dress.
Lindy laments the fact that the Chicks were overlooked, because he really likes their new album, ``Taking the Long Way,'' which he calls ``some of the best country music they've put out.
Conservation scientists routinely vaccinate all adults of the species and chicks born in captivity as part of the recovery program.
One of Amelia's female chicks banded in 1997 on the Travelers Tower has been successfully nesting in New Hampshire since 2001.
The best-selling female group of all time thought it would be appropriate to have their (since) ironically labeled ``Top of the World'' tour filmed, and to their credit they kept the video cams around as fallout from the off-the-cuff remark turned the Chicks into right-wing punching bags and pariahs to large swaths of once-adoring conservative country music fans.