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But there might be such a thing as a man's soul being loose from his body, and going out and in, like a bird out of its nest and back; and that was how folks got over-wise, for they went to school in this shell-less state to those who could teach them more than their neighbours could learn with their five senses and the parson.
In short, productive performance including hen-day egg production, egg weight, egg mass, and broken and shell-less egg production rate was recorded daily.
A video uploaded on YouTube by Wondering Channel Animal Fights on May 25 illustrated the step-by-step process, called shell-less culturing, an in-vitro fertilization method for chickens and ducks.
Egg drop syndrome is a viral disease of birds, mainly chickens, ducks, geese and swans, which indicates the drop in egg production, and the disease results in thin-shelled or shell-less eggs.
Newborn, free-swimming, microscopic, shell-less, eyed larvae are quickly placed in a special warm tank in the hatchery to set on calcium carbonate or shell fragments that are crushed up primarily from surf clams.
6] CFUs of these bacteria were inoculated 1cm from the developing embryo in a shell-less environment and tracked for three days for embryo survival and bacterial persistence.
Both the shell-less aplacophorans and the shelled chitons, also known as sea cradles, still exist today.