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nursery

 [ner´sĕ-re]
the department in a hospital where newborn infants are cared for.

nursery

/nur·se·ry/ (nurs´er-e) the department in a hospital where the newborn are cared for.

nursery

A hospital department in which the newborn are cared for.

day nursery

Day care center.

nursery

a building or part of a building constructed especially for the rearing of animals on a largely milk diet. Requires special attention to mechanical services and the maintenance of a stable external environment. Hygiene, preferably an all-in, all-out management strategy, and strict microbial isolation are important parts of the management system.

nursery pigs
the growth phase of early-weaned pigs between weaning until they enter the grow-finish building. Pigs weaned at 3 weeks of age will spend 3 weeks in hot nursery pens where the ambient temperature is initially 85° to 90°F and the subsequent 3 weeks in the cold nursery where ambient temperature is 65°F.
nursery diarrhea
enteropathogenic bacterial or viral infections in young animals.
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The THP of nursery pigs was not impacted by temperature and was slightly lower than the standards indicate, possibly due to the weaning age of the piglets, the piglet adaptation to solid feed, and the activity level of the small group.
Of 175 samples obtained during December 26, 2009-March 9, 2010, fifteen swab specimens from nursery pigs with clinical signs were positive for influenza (H1N1) 2009 virus; 8 viruses were characterized.
Effects of adding liquid DL-methionine hydroxy analogue-free acid to drinking water on growth performance and small intestinal morphology of nursery pigs.
Mannan-oligosaccharides derived from yeast cell wall may offer an alternative to traditional ingredients (such as antibiotics, Cu, and excess Zn) resulting in equal or better growth performance of nursery pigs (Davis et al.
2014) reported that the relative bioavailability (RBA) of L-Met to DL-Met in nursery pigs for average daily gain (ADG) and gain:feed ratio was 143.
2: Comparison of different Cu sources as growth promoter in nursery pigs
3] and [alpha]-tocopherol concentrations which mean supplementation of vitamins via drinking water to nursery pigs is an effective method to enhance plasma status of vitamins.
Consequently, FSBM may be used to replace other high quality protein sources without adversely affecting the performance of nursery pigs (Kim et al.
2003) reported that, feeding nursery pigs with antibiotic for 5 weeks suppressed the growth of small intestinal microbiota and reduced the total bacteria population.
Determining the effect of lysine:calorie ratio on growth performance of ten- to twenty-kilogram of body weight nursery pigs of two different genotypes.
Influence of weaning site, weaning age, and viral exposure on production performance in early-weaned nursery pigs.