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chicken

(chĭk′ən)
n.
a. A common domesticated fowl (Gallus domesticus) widely raised for meat and eggs and believed to be descended from the jungle fowl G. gallus.
b. Any of various similar or related birds.
c. The flesh of the chicken, used as food.
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Human rights The chicken. See La Barra
Vox populi A colloquial term for a person who is afraid to act
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Patient discussion about chicken

Q. How contagious is chicken pox? I just found out that a kid in my son's preschool has chicken pox. What are the chances my son got it too? He hasn't been vaccinated against it. He is 3 years old.

A. take it easy Issac. chicken pox is a typical disease children have. me too i still live. the most important thing is that your child does not scratch his face because it can make skin damages. your 3 year old child has only now with 3 years a more or less correct working lymph system. perhaps this link-page can help you too:

before you would like to go on with any vaccination, you should check out this very long list of links:

http://www.aegis.ch/neu/links.html

at the bottom you will also find links in english. vaccinations in general are very disputable/dubious and it is probably time that we learn about it.

Q. Is chicken pox dangerous to my fetus? I am pregnant and have never had chicken pox before. My daughter is 2 years old and has not had chicken pox before and hasn't been vaccinated against it either. If she does catch chicken pox can this be dangerous to me or the fetus?

A. perhaps it will be then useful if the chicken pox would appear that you have then a separate room if necessary (quarantine).
i advice you also to inform yourself and build your own opinion with this link-page:

before you would like to go on with any vaccination, you should check out this very long list of links:

http://www.aegis.ch/neu/links.html

at the bottom you will also find links in english. vaccinations in general are very disputable/dubious and it is probably time that we learn about it.

Q. i ate a piece of chicken breast and bone is stuck in my throat what to do

A. You should seek medical treatment - if it's stuck high enough the may be to remove it with simple maneuver. Otherwise, the may use endocscopy (a pipe-like device with a camera that helps to get the bone out). It may cause problems such as tearing and causing a hole in your throat or your digestive tract, so it should be removed.

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The thermoneutral zone for layer hens to express their production potential in the thermal environment is when the temperature is between 21 and 28 AdegC (Castilho et al., 2015) and the air relative humidity is between 50 and 70% (Tinoco, 2001).
This paper briefly explains how it is that the regulation of welfare of layer hens is now largely a matter of voluntary labelling for consumer choice rather than mandatory government regulation of animal welfare in production conditions.
Initial and final BW, FI, FCR and egg production data for the layer hens fed drinking water containing EOM is presented in Table 3.
fish oil, tallow, lard, poultry fat) are common feed ingredients for supplemental fats in layer hens and proved beneficial for productive performance, including egg production rate, feed conversion efficiency and egg weight (Scragg et al., 1987; Sell et al., 1987; Grobas et al., 1999).
Impact of vitamins C and E dietary supplementation on leukocyte profile of layer hens exposed to high ambient temperature and humidity.
A total of 336 brown-egg Isa Brown layer hens with an average initial weight of 1,750 kg and a laying rate of 92.0 [+ or -] 4.76% were used from 24 to 44 weeks of age during five 28-day production periods.
Caption: Figure 2: Residues of enrofloxacin and ciprofloxacin in egg samples from layer hens subjected to a pharmacological treatment with enrofloxacin, during the drugs administration period and days of residual evaluation.
In addition, the broilers were confined in a fallow garden spot twice a day so they could fill up on the concentrated feed they have been bred to utilize without being bothered by the layer hens, the goats or the Great Pyrenees pooch that usually lived with them.
Garlic (Allium sativum) supplementation: Influence on egg production, quality, and yolk cholesterol level in layer hens. Asian Australas.