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pullet

young, female fowl from heat-weaning at about 4 weeks of age, up to point of lay at about 5 months. In some circles the first laying season is referred to as the pullet year.

pullet disease
see visceral gout.
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The grand prize (approximate $2,335 value) includes a premium fiberglass coop from Randall Burkey capable of holding 10 to 15 chickens, a hand-made egg apron designed exclusively for Nutrena, 30 bags of Nutrena NatureWise or Country Feeds products (winner can choose from goat, sheep, rabbit, llama, mini pig and poultry feed), a copy of Fresh Eggs Daily by author Lisa Steele, Happy Hen premium treats for chickens, and 12 pullet chicks (either Barred Plymouth Rocks or Rhode Island Reds) from Ideal Hatchery.
Other top birds included a black Cochin Asiatic pullet with "boots" - fluffy feathers on her legs and toes - and a Mediterranean white Leghorn pullet that was all white except for a red comb.
Bivariate correlation for egg production traits and body weight, egg weight and age at sexual maturity of the pullet DFE BWFE WFE DFE 1.
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The system then automatically modulates btu output to stabilize temperature in the swine building or pullet house.
This experiment aimed to identify if this procedure causes pain by examining self-administration of an analgesic (carprofen) and pecking behaviour in 80 laying pullets beak-trimmed by two different methods at one day of age using hot-blade cauterisation or infra-red cauterisation.
On Wednesdays, some gather for the Open Mic night at the Cock and Pullet (formerly the Royal) on Woodchurch Road, Birkenhead.
Poultry champion was a white Wyandotte pullet from Morgan Chapman, Llangefni
EFFORTS to boost the supply of fully organic pullets in Wales continue next week with a workshop organised by Organic Centre Wales (OCW).
Birds were fed a chick starter mash for the first 4 weeks, a pullet grower mash until they were 18 weeks old and layer mash until the end of the experiment.
However, we believe the industry, through earlier production cuts now being reflected in reduced egg sets and pullet placements, is well positioned to benefit from and respond to any market improvement.
They are part of a fully integrated poultry supply chain that includes breeder facilities, hatcheries, feed mills, pullet and grow out farms, processing plants and a product development facility.