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Credo SC utilizes a class of chemistry new to darkling beetle control, developed by Bayer Animal Health and specifically formulated for use in poultry houses.
June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Animal Health is introducing the latest innovation for control of darkling beetles in poultry operations, Credo D, made with DStar(TM) adjuvant.
Hadley, Elaine 2005 "On a Darkling Plain": Victorian Liberalism and the Fantasy of Agency.
Wilberlee turns out as Wilbur, wailer, wilder or twirler, while Carlinghow, an area of Batley, starts off well with carolling, calling, caring or darling but soon descends into something altogether more threatening; crawling, curdling, darkling and scalding.
Later writings reveal an even more darkling land than that in this first novel.
Rex, now a halfling, struggles to control the darkling side of him, a predator waiting to break free.
As the volume ends, that same poet is thinking of absences--of the Bastille, of the World Trade Center, and of his mother, as the sky darkens and people hurry home for dinner, and we find ourselves, for a moment, in poetic territory reminiscent of Thomas Hardy's "The Darkling Thrush.
the mystic hour, / When whitely shone the unknown flower, / and darkling wings had swept away / the last pale streamers of the day .
Darkling I listen; and, for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Call'd him soft names in many a mused rhyme, To take into the air my quiet breath; Now more than ever seems it rich to die.
As Paul Moeyes has noticed, (4) the language self-consciously echoes Thomas Hardy's "The Darkling Thrush," which opens:
To stud at 3 years, and dam of: Memories (1991 f by Don't Forget Me; Gr2 winner), Victor Tycoon (1992 c by Last Tycoon; winner), Danish Rhapsody (1993 g by Danehill; Listed winner, Gr3-placed), Garuda (1994 c by Danehill; Listed winner, Gr1-placed), Like My Style (1995 f by Alzao; unraced), Social Scene (1996 f by Grand Lodge; winner), Darkling (1997 f by Grand Lodge; placed), unnamed (2000 f by Peintre Celebre; died as a foal), Scorpion (2002 c by Montjeu; Gr1 winner).
Sound with thy crook the darkling flood, Still range the sides of shelvy hill, And call about in underwood: For on the hill are many strayed, Some held in thickets plunge and cry, And the deep waters make us afraid.