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PECK. A measure of capacity, equal to two gallons. Vide Measure.

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At 12 weeks trimmed birds tended to direct fewer pecks at the red disk than birds that were not trimmed at hatch (p<0.1).
In fact, beak trimmed birds pecked more at the cage and tended to have more pecks at the hopper 10 weeks after beak trimming compared to control birds, suggesting an absence of severe chronic pain.
Although the data were not statistically significant, beak trimmed birds also tended to have more feed pecks per gram of food consumed and more pecks at the feeder than control birds at 10 weeks.