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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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New research study shows the benefits of adding copper to nursery pig rations
Facility nursery pigs showed an earlier peak in THP compared to the calorimeter results, perhaps due to different feeding behaviors.
Because respiratory problems in nursery pigs continued, nasal swabs specimens from 20 nursery pigs and finishing pigs, gilts (young females), and sows (10 per group) with clinical signs were submitted to the diagnostic laboratory by the end of December 2009.
Effect of an organic copper source on growth performance and tissue copper concentration in nursery pigs.
Effect of weaning age on nursery pig and sow reproductive performance.
Determining the effect of lysine:calorie ratio on growth performance of ten to twenty kilogram of body weight nursery pigs of two different genotypes.