day-old


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day-old

adj
having been in existence or alive for one day
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Adj.1.day-old - not fresh today; "day-old bread is cheaper than fresh"
stale - lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale"
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Translations

day-old

[ˈdeɪˈəʊld] ADJ [chick] → de un día
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Hunting herself for meat, up the left fork of the stream where lived the lynx, she had followed a day-old trail of One Eye.
When Jane realized that she was being borne away a captive by the strange forest creature who had rescued her from the clutches of the ape she struggled desperately to escape, but the strong arms that held her as easily as though she had been but a day-old babe only pressed a little more tightly.
A day-old chick is the one we sell to farmers who grow chickens and now sell to the slaughterhouse.'
LAHORE -- Breeders have started culling day-old chicks for want of buyers after poultry farmers refused to further prepare flocks of chicken owing to massively high cost of production as well as imposition of 17 per cent tax on import of raw material and declining price of chicken meat.
Esterado named the piglet 'Moymay' because she considered the day-old pig a blessing and a source of joy.
figure By CHARLES ONGADI Kizingo Poultry Farm, located in Bamburi-Utange in Kisauni Constituency, is home to 31,000 broilers kept under the deep litter system.The farm buys day-old broiler chicks from Kenchic, raises them and sells in five weeks for meat, says Nahashon Aswani, the farm manager.
For most backyard poultry enthusiasts, the chicken came first--well, more correctly, the day-old chicks first arrived in the mail.
Further isolates were obtained from follow-up carcasses, environmental samples, and pooled tissue samples of newly imported day-old chicks before placement on the farm.
The preparation of one day-old chicks for transportation is an activity of poultry industry with same importance as poultry raising and handling, due to microclimatic effect on first-week development, mainly in hot regions.
The application period for DEC's Day-Old Pheasant Chick Program is open from now until March 15, 2014.
vindemmiae parasitized and developed successfully in all host pupal ages, but host pupae of intermediate ages (3 to 6 day-old) produced the highest parasitic rate.