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As the two prepare for their sons to arrive later this year, familiarize yourself with Cannon’s current brood below.
Carlson has two more kids than I have, yet I do not feel as though his brood has disenfranchised me.
This brood has been quietly rummaging around underground for the past 17 years and will not emerge until the soil temperature about a foot below ground reaches 64 degrees.
After hatching in June, hens and their broods seek out wet areas where chicks stock up on protein-rich insects and wildflowers to grow and survive the winter.
Caring for a humming brood has made him appreciate just how precious a healthy colony is.
Shultz brooded over the worsening situation and what to do about it.
He returned in ten minutes or so, having sat for that period behind a neighbouring tree to brood over his circumstances.
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What can be prettier than a brood of chickens with a good motherly hen, like the one in this picture!
What will you be, some day, when Posey lays eggs, and brings out a brood of little chickens?
A portly woman, whom Isabel knew to be the mother of a brood, was far more anxious to please.
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