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Peck

An obsolete Scottish unit of dry volume. For beans, grass seed, peas, rye, salt, and wheat, one peck was approximately equivalent to 9.072 liters. For barley, malt, and oats, however, it was approximately equivalent to 13.229 liters.
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The number of pecks at the red cube, pecks at the feed hopper, toe pecks, pecks at the cage, pacing, attempts to escape from the cage, head shakes and preening bouts were subsequently calculated from 30 min of video records.
While there was no significant difference at 10 weeks in the total number of pecks between the control birds and the birds trimmed at hatch (p>0.
There were no effects of treatment at 12 weeks of age in pecks and drinks at water (p>0.
At 40, Cynde Peck said her doctors advised her to make this pregnancy her last.
Cradling her sleeping 7-pound daughter, Cynde Peck doesn't look or seem like a harried homemaker who gave birth just two weeks ago.
She wants to savor each stage of Jaymie's infancy and toddlerhood, because there won't be any more Peck babies until she and Joel become grandparents.
Temple, told the FBI in March that Peck was awarded a Honda franchise in Conway in 1987 when he agreed to give Temple and Stanley James Cardiges of Laguna Hills, Calif.
Peck sold the dealership to a group that included Winthrop Paul Rockefeller.
We are grateful to our Peck community, supporters and friends for donating so generously to this cause," said Carrie Kurtzman, president of the Peck Parents' Association.
This year's featured speaker was Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Jack Youngelson, a Peck alumnus, who presented clips from several of his recent films, including the premiere episode of PBS' acclaimed three-part series: "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.