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legbatterij ei

English translation: battery egg

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19:38 May 19, 2005
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Livestock / Animal Husbandry / chickens
Dutch term or phrase: legbatterij ei
this is an eg who what is layed by a chicken who is been kept in a small cage and which only purpose is laying as many egs as possible. they are kept for production purposes. they normaly live just 1 year before they go to the soep factory. how do you call the eg?
valerie op het broek
English translation:battery egg
Explanation:
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Note added at 2 hrs 32 mins (2005-05-19 22:11:29 GMT)
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By the way, farmers always speak of \'hens\' rather than chickens.
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Christopher Smith
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Local time: 17:11
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5 +5battery egg
Christopher Smith


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battery egg


Explanation:
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Note added at 2 hrs 32 mins (2005-05-19 22:11:29 GMT)
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By the way, farmers always speak of \'hens\' rather than chickens.

Christopher Smith
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lawyer-Linguist
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agree  Francina
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agree  EdithK
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