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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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To prevent pasty butt, verify that the brooder temperature is appropriate for the age of the chicks.
The chicks grew rapidly and were soon venturing out from the shelter of the brooder.
In 1892, Ertel invented and patented a complete line of chicken incubators and brooders.
Understand native breeds are not as hardy; you may experience a high volume of death during the brooder stage.
Mintz brought the fertilized eggs to the club along with an incubator, a special light for the chick brooder and food.
The chicks spent their first 10 days in a brooder box which they quickly outgrew.
The assessment of limno-biological parameters of brooder rearing, fry stocking ponds of Chilya fish hatchery and Kalribaghar out let canal of Keenjhar lake were carried out from January to December 2005.
The Macedonian association of transporters MAKAMTRANS publically threatened that it would block the Bogorodica-Evzoni brooder crossing unless a solution was found fast.
The activity was designed to appeal not just to young adults but also to a brooder audience who remember eating Monster Munch in the 70s, 80s and 90s.
They found that the entrepreneur (-N+E+C) and the hedonist (N+E-C) experienced less stress compared to the other types, whereas the insecure (+N-E-C) and the brooder (+N-E+C) experienced more stress than the other types.
Every spring my dad got the brooder house all ready exactly like the one in the picture.
The night the chicks came home with my husband, we held and snuggled them briefly before putting them into the brooder box in the kitchen.