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non-starter

a term used to describe young chickens and turkeys that fail to begin normal food consumption. Mainly due to management conditions, but viral infections and contaminated drinking water can have similar results.
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In each case, starters perceived greater satisfaction than non-starters (see Table 1).
04, indicated significant differences in perceptions of cohesion between starters and non-starters.
One of the satisfaction dimensions that differed between starters and non-starters pertained to ability utilization.
Non-starters experienced more intense negative moods (e.
we expect that non-starters should experience more unpleasant emotions, particularly transactional ones, and less intense pleasant emotions than starters.
No differences were noted between starters and non-starters in their age and anthropometric data (age, weight, height and % body fat).
Paul, MN 55108) are investigating ways to improve the flavor and quality of cheddar cheese by adding non-starter lactic acid bacteria to the cheesemaking process.
A population of non-starter lactic acid bacteria in three-month ripened cheddar cheeses was characterized and identified to determine individual roles in cheddar cheese flavor.
Two of the cheese matrices were treated with single strains of a non-starter lactic acid bacteria isolate.
In contrast, non-starters, those with more experience and those who had more injuries reported receiving less social support.
That leaves Malcolm Christie but that too may prove a non-starter as there are concerns over his fitness record.
Manager Kenny Dalglish is also sweating on the fitness of John Beresford, while Asprilla and Warren Barton are certain non-starters.
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