gizzard


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Synonyms for gizzard

thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food

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The bird can take advantage of a wide variety of food due to presence of a glandular proventriculus and a strong gizzard.
Grills favors Andrew Hinkle's Hinkle Shad as well as the 9-inch HPH Gliding Gizzard.
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays were used to test blood samples from the adult and liver, lung, gizzard, and kidney samples from 10 chicks to detect Atoxoplasma species.
Abstract: The study was carried out on the effects of cadmium (Cd) on liver, gizzard and kidney of Larus argentatus.
Although there are many studies casting light on the prevalence of Campylobacter species among poultry in Iran (16,17,21,23) and other countries including Korea (10), Japan (22), Canada (24), Ireland (25), Pakistan (12) Belgium (9), little data existed on the poultry meat bi-products infection including liver, gizzard and heart in Iran, therefore, the study aimed atevaluating the contamination of these products.
The gizzard (without its content), heart, liver, cecum and cloacal bursa were weighed with a digital scale (Brand: Bel Engineering, model Mark 5200 and with 0,01g precision), to measure relative weight (%PR = organ weight/body weight x 100) in relation to the body weight of each bird at the time they were sacrificed.
Processed chicken by parts such as wing, gizzard, neck, soup bones etc were sold at very low prices, ranging Rs 15 -80 per kg, which provides high value protein to the masses.
His also acts to stimulate gastric acid secretion from the parietal cells through the H2 receptors, and if dietary His exceeds the capacity for degradation, it may cause continuous stimulation of gastric acid secretion with subsequent gizzard erosion (Masumura et al.
The results of the study showed that there were no changes in terms of body weight, body weight gain and feed intake as well as carcass weights and yields, relative weight of liver, heart, spleen, gizzard, proventriculus and abdominal fat in all experimental groups with CS supplementation (Pgreater than 0.
A total of 30 fresh samples of different organs (brain, heart, lungs, liver, gizzard, kidney and muscle tissues) of chicken, goat and cow were collected from June to September in 2013.
The results indicated that males had higher gizzard weight, breast width, and keel length at 12 weeks of age.
The objective of the present study was to assess the adult longevity and reproductive capacity of Cochliomyia macellaria derived from juveniles reared on a chicken gizzard diet compared to those fed beef diet.
In terms of microbiology, chicken gastrointestinal are classified based on the difference between PH, and the reduction of oxidized leachate and flow rate in different parts such as crop, gizzard and intestine blind [7], PH is important factor that causing difference between the gastrointestinal areas microbial population because microorganisms live in certain PH.
Foregoing the option to have presumed delicacies like grilled chicken gizzard, chicken gristle, ox vessel or squid tentacles (pictured looking like dinosaur jaws), I went for the oddest mainstream dish I could find from mainland China.
And my personal favourite is decorating the tree with miniature chickens and kissing under the gizzard.