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egg·shell

(eg'shel),
The calcareous envelope of a bird's egg.

eggshell

(ĕg′shĕl′)
n.
The thin, often brittle exterior covering of the egg of a bird or reptile.
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This time is thought to be used for possible acquisition of symbionts from the upper surfaces of the eggs, and ingestion of liquids that remain inside the egg shells.
Samples of 264 eggs of each genotype in both rearing systems which were collected 11 times with 4-wk intervals (4 eggs in cages and 6 eggs in organic pens, respectively, per replication of each examination period) throughout the entire trial phase, were used to determine the egg albumen ratio, egg yolk ratio, and egg shell ratio.
coli, coliform and Salmonella bacteria are examples of food born disease agents transmitted to people from contaminated egg shells.
However, many species of insects developed resistance to DDT, it proved to be highly toxic toward fish, and it was responsible for the near-extinction of several bird species because of its interference with the formation of egg shells.
Greens have targeted DDT ever since Rachel Carson's Silent Spring (1962) testified to its possible role in thinning bird egg shells.
Hung is now testing the electrolyzed water, which is safe to ingest, for sanitizing egg shells, apples, and lettuce.
I was told to take the egg shells, crush them and offer that to the chickens.
Untitled, 1990, by Miguel Harte is a delirious abstraction composed of egg shells deposited in a disorderly fashion on a cracked stand made of plastic.
All three chicks broke out of their egg shells within a 30-hour period, which is unusual in nature, and are doing well.
So this week the plan is to save our egg shells, dissolve them in lemon water and knock the concoction back, yum delish.
Glass jars with beer can lure some of them but if you don't like killing creatures, try preventative measures such as copper bands placed on the rim of planting pots or make their journey to the plant difficult by spreading dried egg shells or dried old coffee on top of the soil.