These data also suggest that smaller individuals may be more susceptible to infections by parasites, parasites may retard growth, or parasitized females simply had fewer developing broods
than nonparasitized females.
Owners of beehives were warned to remove them while defaulters' were asked to remove the brood
Well fed fire ant laboratory colonies do not normally stop producing brood
as long as temperatures remain at or above 25[degrees]C and below 32[degrees]C (Porter 1988), unless the colonies are diseased or seriously stressed in some way.
ECHO reader Danielle Stages, who tweeted @ LivEchonews the lovely picture of the cute brood
, said she noticed the swans and their offspring as she was out walking in her local park.
The variation in brood
sex ratio (as binomially distributed data) on the brood
level was analyzed using a generalized linear model, with binomial error structure and logit link function in Statistica for Windows v.
Cicada researchers are using observations from citizen scientists, along with automated devices equipped with GPS, to make more accurate records of Brood
II's emergence than any cicada invasion before.
Pollock and Goosen (1991) have used the term brood
size, which is appropriate particularly for species that spawn repetitively during a breeding season.
All adult Brood
X cicadas will die before their offspring hatch.
On April 30, 2004, one of my Wyandotte pullets began to brood
, who range in age from seven to 30, includes six sets of twins.
production by males was probably not limited by the availability of mature females because sex ratios were slightly biased in favor of females (Curtis and Vincent, 2006), and the interclutch intervals of females were equal to the brooding periods of males.
The final brood
starved to death after the mother was torn apart.
Yesterday, six young from the second brood
were ringed at the farm by Blaydon-based owl expert Brian Little.
According the information of the turkey's owner, merciful turkey started to brood
hen's egg after its eggs had been stolen by a fox.
From a total of 616 section A entries, the eight-year-old palomino brood
mare Shamroklake Silk Hortensia, owned and bred by Henrie Leeuwenhaag of Rossum, Holland, won the senior brood
mare class from 35 entries and was reserve female champion to the overall winner, the barren mare Springlane Pebbles owned by Mark and Liz Kilbey of Great Bentley, Essex.