Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for brooder

apparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat

References in periodicals archive ?
<p style="font-weight: 400;">The brooder runs on 12 volt for safety which is more economical than a conventional infrared lamp, using between five and 20 percent of the electricity of a 250 watt suspened lamp.
Regarding uniformity, significantly (P<0.05) the worst body weight uniformity was observed on gas brooders and electric brooder, respectively (Table I), While, birds exhibited better uniformity on FH, marginally followed by diesel brooders.
You should build your brooder before the chicks come home with you; they don't do well for long in the small shipping boxes in which they arrive.
Brooders, grow out pens, and chicken runs can easily be pulled together and give your feathered family a safe place to scratch and peck.
Aspergillosis is sometimes called brooder pneumonia.
The chicks grew rapidly and were soon venturing out from the shelter of the brooder. When the weather warmed.
In 1892, Ertel invented and patented a complete line of chicken incubators and brooders. His invention of the hot water incubator, using a kerosene lamp and a water reservoir, guaranteed even heat throughout the cabinet to incubate the eggs of chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys.
They lived in an incubator when they were first born and a brooder and cardboard box as they developed.
and me married to a brooder who has accused me with dark looks and
The chickens are raised in a brooder house until feathered out and pasture-ready.
And hey, it just occurred to me he might as well be called Tommy Brooder, after all that's an anagram for his surname.
Teaching about the development of life and encouraging teamwork and responsibility are part of the program's goals, as students care for the eggs in the incubator and the chicks in the brooder.
It comes from a poultry expert who covers all challenges of the process, from selecting a breed and locating a proper incubator to handling sanitary conditions and caring for newborn chicks in a brooder. Color photos and illustrations throughout offer fine embellishment in this top recommendation for any who would undertake a brooding project, but who lacks the experience to make solid decisions.
Sally Ann Broughton, activities co-ordinator, explained: "It's a national organisation that provides live eggs, an incubator and a brooder box.
Vampirecentric drama True Blood brooder Stephen Moyer (above) thinks a camping trip to Jersey Devil territory is a good way for his bickering family to bond.