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Any of various blood-feeding often wingless flies of the family Hippoboscidae that are parasitic on sheep, deer, and other animals.
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Kendrick Extrication Device



A vest-type immobilizer designed to limit movement of the cervical and thoracic spine in seated patients with suspected spinal cord injuries.
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They avoid the back because of the dust that accumulates on the wool.Wool sheep should be sheered regularly and washed with suitable acaricide to control ticks, keds and mites.
Moody, known on the court as 'Little Miss Poker Face,' went on to collect 19 of those titles wearing a pair of white Keds.
cervi should be limited by colder temperatures and shorter growth season that would most affect off-host life stages, because it is the pupae on the ground and recently emerged young winged adults, not adult keds on moose, that are exposed to changing and potentially adverse northern environmental conditions (Harkonen et al.
postage stamps, as well as a more innovative partnership with footwear maker Keds, whose shoes literally provide a blank canvas for licensed graphics.
"Farmers know that dips are effective against both scab mites and lice, as well as blowfly, keds and ticks, and that is why the farming industry is increasingly returning to using them." Animax also offers a unique enzyme to break down the Diazinon chemical in spent sheep dip to allow peace of mind over possible pollution, while farmers are protected from the chemical by a closed transfer system that ensures an accurate and safe transfer of concentrated sheep dip into the bath.
Bird keds are so flat that they are able to slide amongst the feathers without causing so much as a ripple, sharp hooks on the feet prevent the ked from becoming dislodged whilst the bird is in flight.
The 100-year-old brand has collaborated with Disney to celebrate the classic, feminine aesthetic Minnie Mouse and Keds are known for.
Now, the comfort of broken-in shoes can be experienced with Chillax sneakers by Keds (Women, P2,695 and Men, P2,795).
Patients with dermatitis caused by deer keds were diagnosed and studied at the dermatological out-patient clinics at Tampere and Helsinki University Hospitals.
NAME the artist and song and you could win a prize: Her name is Noel I have a dream about her She rings my bell I got gym class in half an hour Oh how she rocksIn Keds and tube socks But she doesn't know who I amEntries to John Dingwall, Daily Record, One Central Quay, Glasgow G3 8DA or email him at Last week Gareth Jones, from Hamilton, spotted Will Smith's Men In Black.