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brooder

stage two of the usual bird rearing sequence. After hatching the baby birds are put into a brooder house, usually with a heat source attached, for rearing. Also used as a management strategy for baby pigs which are weaned early, at 3 weeks.

brooder pneumonia
respiratory tract infection of young birds with the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. Called also aspergillosis.
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Not far mind you, but enough to crest the edge of the open brooder box during feeding.
Chicks in a box are well protected from drafts, but if they are in a building (such as a brooder house), a chick guard should be placed around the brooder area to protect them from drafts.
This brooder should last until they are ready for the hen house.
You could just as well use a large cardboard box for small numbers of chicks or a brooder in which the chicks are raised on wire.
The percentage of brooders steadily increased afterwards, peaking on December 21 (20%).
The number pales in comparison to the 12,500 brooders that are trucked out of Mammoth Lake's Hot Creek hatchery to Tioga, Saddleback, Ellery and Convict lakes, as well as the Mammoth Lakes, those waters found in the June Lakes Loop and the Upper Owens River between Benton Crossing and Crowley Lake.
Following hatching, chicks were placed in plastic brooders with same-aged conspecifics to mimic naturalistic brooding conditions.
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Some brooders have a solid floor; others have a floor made of hardware cloth.
Not only does she deem Great Britain as a tourist destination for sophisticated brooders and intimacy-starved malcontents, Amos creates an eccentrically intricate retelling of how her and her hubby (sound engineer Mark Hawley) first connected.