neonatal intensive care unit

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ne·o·na·tal in·ten·sive care u·nit

(NICU) (nē'ō-nā'tăl in-ten'siv kār yū'nit)
Hospital unit designated for care of critically ill premature and full-term newborns.
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A simple brooder can be made from a circular cardboard and inside one places source of heat like jiko, lamp or bulb.Circular brooders ensure chicks do not crowd in corners.
<p style="font-weight: 400;">"We are excited about the upgrades to our EcoGlow brooder as it will provide chicks with a safer environment.
While 4th heating system was a small diesel brooder, consumed diesel 4 litter per hour and produced 9000 BTU.
To build your chicken brooder, you'll need two cardboard boxes of the same size--three is even better.
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Some believe bringing dirt from outside into the brooder allows baby chicks to develop gradual immunity.
The learners then helped transfer the chicks to their brooder boxes where they ate and took their very first drink before turning to socialise with their companions.
They would huddle under our brooder, a hexagonal sheet metal contraption that was about 8 feet across and had a propane-fired heater at its heart.
They will also run their brooder so that visitors will be enabled to watch the complete process of chicken-hatching and raising from the minute the egg is placed in the incubator until the tender broiler is laid before you on the dinner table."
Getting the two of them to socialise together in the brooder cage seemed problematic at first.
The thirty suggested woodcrafting projects are divided into four categories: food preparation and preservation (cider press, herb-drying rack), homestead amenities (backyard fire pit, firewood shelter), garden aids (potato-growing box, soil sifter), and raising animals (chicken cook, brooder box, bee hive).
Aditya was seen as a brooder in his previous films Yeh Jawni Hai Deewani and Ashiqui 2 but he is hopeful that his upcoming film will unveil his comic streak.