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a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy

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a foolhardy competition

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Key words: biochemistry, reference intervals, avian, backyard poultry, chicken, hen, Gallus gallus domesticus
We did not detect DNA from Sus scrofa domesticus, Ovis aries, Gallus gallus domesticus or Salmo salar with the buffalo or cattle primers.
Prenatal exposure to corticosterone impairs embryonic development and increases fluctuating asymmetry in chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus).
A domestic adult hen (Gallus gallus domesticus) from a rural community in the La Silla river valley, south Nuevo Leon state, was submitted to the College of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechny, at the Nuevo Leon Autonomous University.
We manipulated the avian (Gallus gallus domesticus) and mammalian (Mus musculus) carcasses to ensure they were of equal mass.
Fifty Red Jungle Fowl (Gallus gallus Spadiceus), fifty Malaysian indigenous chickens (Gallus gallus Domesticus) and fifty broiler chickens (ROSS) were used.
Fertilised chicken eggs (Gallus gallus domesticus, Linnaeus, 1758) from the Cobb line were maintained in a humidified atmosphere in an incubator (Premium Ecologica, model IP120).
Weight-wise, Gallus gallus domesticus (the Latin name for all chickens) range from the teensy Serama Bantam that weighs no more than a can of soup to the aptly named Jersey Giant.
To better understand the relationship between TTV and their hosts, we conducted a study to detect and characterize virus in Brazilian monkeys and domestic chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus).
In adult laying hens Gallus gallus domesticus (n=7; age, 9-12 months; body mass, 1.3-1.8 kg) purchased from a poultry farm, general anesthesia was induced with sodium thiopental (120-150 mg/kg i.m.).