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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.
Human rights The chicken. See La Barra
Vox populi A colloquial term for a person who is afraid to act

chicken

1. a young domestic fowl up to the age at which the bird can survive without supplementary heat and feed. In some poultry industries that is about 4 weeks. However, the endpoint varies with the type of husbandry practiced. In the North American poultry industry a chicken is any domestic fowl up to about 20 weeks of age.
2. any young bird.

chicken anemia
bone marrow hypoplasia with thymic and bursal atrophy in young chicks caused by a circovirus (genus Gyrovirus). The disease is characterized by weakness, pallor and a high mortality rate. Secondary bacterial, viral and fungal infections are commonplace including hemorrhagic syndrome, anemia, dermatitis and blue wing disease.
chicken body louse
menacanthusstramineus.
chicken bronchitis
see avian infectious bronchitis.
day old c's
newly hatched chicks are delivered in large flat cardboard boxes from the multiplier to the broiler grower—the universal means of shipping live chickens.
chicken edema disease
a disease of broiler chickens fed on a diet containing fat contaminated by one of several toxic factors which cause hepatic necrosis. It is manifested clinically by drooping, dyspnea, death. At necropsy there are large accumulations of fluid in body cavities and a swollen liver and kidneys. The disease is caused by a toxic fat containing dioxin added to the ration of the birds. Called also toxic fat disease.
chicken embryo chondrodystrophy
caused by nutritional deficiency of manganese. Characterized by short, thick legs, short wings, parrot beak, retarded down and body growth.
chicken embryo lethal organ (CELO) virus
see quail bronchitis.
chicken-fat clot
clots that develop after death; largely devoid of red blood cells. More common in animals that have had anemia or in which blood sedimentation was increased. Seen more often in horses than in other species.
chicken fluff louse
goniocotesgallinae.
chicken head louse
chicken hemorrhagic syndrome
see inclusion body hepatitis.
chicken louse
see menoponpallidum, menacanthusstramineus.
chicken mite
chicken pox
chicken sexing
usually carried out on day-old chickens by examining inside the vent for small eminences. Up to 1000 chickens can be sexed per hour with 98% accuracy.
sticky chicken
sticky, edematous chickens caused by hatching at too low or too high humidities.

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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