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Synonyms for age

years

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a long time

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  • a second
  • a moment
  • an instant
  • a short time
  • a flash
  • a little while
  • a split second
  • no time at all
  • a jiffy
  • two shakes of a lamb's tail
  • the twinkling or wink of an eye

a long time or while

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grow old

come of age

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Synonyms for age

a particular time notable for its distinctive characteristics

a long time

to grow old

to bring or come to full development

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In this study, slaughter age and the percent breast weight were assigned as independent variables in all regression models.
In addition, crossbreeding among Bos taurus taurus and Bos taurus indicus significantly reduces slaughter age and improves feed efficiency and meat quality.
Effects of housing system, swimming pool and slaughter age on duck performance, carcass and meat characteristics.
They were slaughtered over five months later, at the usual slaughter age, after eating the diets for their entire commercial lifespan.
The aim of the paper is to establish, on the basis of faunal remains recovered from the Pada settlement site, the species' structure and slaughter ages of the animals.
Several management factors, including weaning age, castration, slaughter age and weight, nutrition and other environmental conditions can affect IMF deposition.
The lower meat quality is directly related to the slaughter age and the zebu genes, which have high levels of calpains, thereby resulting in a firmer meat (O'Connor et al., 1997; Shackelford et al., 1994).
Conclusions: Accounting the standard slaughter age the heaviest carcasses the better shaped more compact and higher performance were those obtained from the BBW x HF cross breeding.
(2006) who reported that slaughtering age had a significant effect on physico-chemical characteristics of meat, particularly, the ash content increased with the increasing slaughter age.
The researchers also found that using antibiotics to promote growth did not reduce the levels of Campylobacter in chickens at slaughter age.
"This means that only around 22 animals on a farm with a herd of 75 head are slaughter age which dramatically pulls down the 122 indicated by Bord Bia "
In general, the animals belonging to the second category are usually slaughtered at younger age usually from 6 to 24-mo-old, while horses with age of around 30-mo-old similar to the slaughter age of bovine steers and heifers (Campo et al., 2010) have not been studied for their meat quality characteristics.