egg laying


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Synonyms for egg laying

the production of eggs (especially in birds)

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There are two breeds in the blue egg laying world currently accepted by the American Poultry Association--Araucanas and Ameraucanas.
7-mg deslorelin acetate implant on egg laying in healthy cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus).
This study has generated novel information on egg laying, egg dispersion and sex ratio of B.
5 24 [+ or -] 13 event Parameters Drilling Egg laying Total duration (seconds) 146 [+ or -] 40 300 [+ or -] 76 Mean time/behavioral event 79 [+ or -] 21 143 [+ or -] 15 (seconds) Frequency of behavioral 1.
He said hunting of dabchick or goose was in full swing and would conclude on March 15, the day after which the bird start passing through egg laying season.
fuscipes was studied in the laboratory with the objectives to study number of eggs laid per female during different months, larval period and pupation period during different months, and egg laying capacity in different soils.
The latest technology that goes into the manufacturing of Fully Automatic Egg Laying Type Block Machine Model No.
These females were mated once, placed in brown paper grocery bags for egg laying (Tuskes et al.
Most have gone through a terrible time, bred for egg laying and living in cramped conditions.
Needless to say, it upstaged all the other egg laying that day and reduced the other players to a state of hilarity.
Whether the changed expression of these genes is directly related to egg production is not known, but these two genes may be useful markers for egg laying performance in Taiwan Country chickens.
there are approximately 300 million egg laying hens confined this way.
In 2001 and 2003, egg laying began in mid to late May at water temperatures of approximately 18[degrees]C and salinities 14-20 ppt and continued for 11-12 wk.
Four of the compounds, including a common one known as PFOA, triggered the fish to make vitellogenin, a protein normally produced only by female animals during egg laying.
As the athletes run around the new London Stadium, the majority of Europe's 400 million egg laying hens currently caged should be enjoying life outside the battery.