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Okie

a system of grading of feeder calves purchased for feedlots and based on percentage of beef versus dairy blood in the breeding. The bulk of these cattle are yearling, baldy-faced, Hereford cross steers. The name is a contraction of Oklahoma.
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Also, see Seed, Dissenting Histories, 61-68; Okie, "Daniel Neal and the 'Puritan Revolution'," 463-464; James Hallett Christian, "An Historical Appraisal of Neal's History of the Puritans in the Light of Contemporary Critiques" (B.
Reinforcing Billy's view is the fact that Okie has often been contracted to complete jobs started by another contractor who was not using the Sandvik RHS50 hammers; when production rates were compared it was found that Okie was delivering a staggering 80 percent higher rate of production than the previous contractor.
Okie emphasizes that obesity is a family problem: "preventing unhealthy weight gain in American children will require adults to make profound changes in many of their own choices about diet, activity, and lifestyle.
The most comprehensive historical study of the background of the Okie migrants was written by James N.
Okie used Richard Holmes, who has received but not yet taken a lethal prescription to make her argument.
While Hamilton's surgery went smoothly, Brown's six-hour procedure had "a couple of scary moments," Okie says, that caused her to wish briefly that she hadn't agreed to do the story.
Okie is at the USDA-ARS Southeastern Fruit and Tree Nut Research Laboratory, 21 Dunbar Rd.
I consider myself one of Woody's children: a leftist Okie poet who grew up working-class in a small town twenty-six miles from Okemah.
I'm going to go out with some of my Okie friends, and I'm going to do something that I've been doing for a number of years, and that's called noodling catfish," Ryan told an audience in Texas.
Okie, who said if I was still interested to come on in," Mr.
A finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award, Children of the Dust: An Okie Family Story is the personal memoir of author Betty Grant Henshaw, who was born into a large family of tenant farmers in Oklahoma during the terrible time of the Dust Bowl.