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1. and the feds n. a federal agent concerned with narcotics, tax collection, customs, etc. Some fed was prowling around asking questions about you.
2. and The Fed n. the Federal Reserve Board. (Colloquial. Usually Fed. Always with the in this sense.) The Fed is not likely to raise interest rates very soon again.
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However, in contrast to present results on feed efficiency, Iqbal and Iqbal (1992) reported same FCR values (2.17) in buffalo calves fed on milk at 10% of body weight and calf starter along with green fodder and Khan et al.
Group 1, (syringe fed babies) had 98 patients including 45 (45.9%) females and 53 (54.1%) males, as shown in table-I.
Economic Impact of feed restriction: The highest profit was recorded in 3-hour fed quails followed by 2-hour (22.82%), ad-libitum (18.53%) and 1 hour fed (18.14%) quails, respectively (Table 2).
Addition of fat also exhibited reduced mortality in the broilers than those fed ration with out supplementation of fat.
The Fed stated that dropping energy costs would likely help moderate inflationary pressures however.
His monetarist ideas--in particular, the belief that price inflation is caused by increases in the money supply--have been a major influence on Fed policy since the Volcker era.
By overemphasizing the damage done in the market and economic downturn in 2000-2001, Hartcher skews the answer to the question of whether Greenspan or any other Fed chairman ought to use the powers of his office to protect investors from bubbles given the Fed's other, arguably bigger, responsibilities.
In the last few years, monetary policy at the three main central banks--the Fed, the European Central Bank, and the Bank of Japan--has been extremely accommodative.
Movements in the fed funds rate expose banks and other businesses to risk.
According to Mayer's uneven account, which vacillates between gossipy insider stories and dry detail, the Fed is the "umbrella supervisor" for everything financial, but knows and cares little about insurance, securities and, especially, derivatives.
The problem made headlines last January, when a Texas feedlot inadvertently fed meat-and-bonemeal intended for pigs and poultry to more than 1,200 cattle.
Will this market ever recover to the point that 70 percent to 75 percent of all hogs fed in the finishing stage will receive at least one brand of feed medication/additive?
For instance, some carnivores were fed exclusively muscle meat, a diet rich in protein, but low in some vitamins and minerals.
When fed to chicken, fermented feed helps increase egg weight, shell weight, shell thickness, weight gain for meat birds, shell resistance and keeps their digestive tract functioning correctly.