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cale osseux sur la poitrine

English translation: bony callus on the breast


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11:57 Jan 18, 2008
French to English translations [PRO]
Agriculture / Poultry rearing
French term or phrase: cale osseux sur la poitrine
Ce dispositif a été de plus en plus utilisé au Brésil à partir des années soixante-dix lorsque le système d’élevage en cages est apparu comme posant des problèmes en termes de commercialisation des animaux (cale osseux sur la poitrine).
Local time: 10:19
English translation:bony callus on the breast
Also spelled 'cal'
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Alain Pommet
Local time: 15:19
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Yes, thank you. I'd never guess....
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3 +3bony callus on the breastAlain Pommet



17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
bony callus on the breast

Also spelled 'cal'

Alain Pommet
Local time: 15:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Yes, thank you. I'd never guess....

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxmistahara: yes, callus, callosity; it should have been "cal" (durillon)
8 mins
  -> Thanks mistahara

agree  Kate Hudson
24 mins
  -> Thanks Kate

agree  John Speese: I agree, and it is indeed a problem in broiler chickens raised on hard surfaces/in cages. You trade one problem for another: the cages are more sanitary, but this problem occurs.
2 hrs
  -> Thanks John
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