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Synonyms for brooder

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

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The chicks were placed in clear plastic storage bin brooders that we use for chickens.
and its line of brooders and heaters is a perfect fit with our strategy of supplying the most complete and highest value package of products for the industries we serve.
This doesn't refer to a storage battery, but to an array or battery of brooders, usually stacked vertically; heated with electric.
When all had had a drink I placed them in the brooder.
Now turn the brooder over and tape the flaps on their other side.
The temperature of the brooder should be reduced about five degrees each week until it reaches the outside temperature.
With their superior bulk, they force their way into the brooder where they steal honey.
Depending on the various products, market is segmented into Incubators, Brooders and Feeding systems.
I like the safety and swing ability of the light weight design, especially in smaller coops and with chicks in brooders.
The fish species are successful in being invasive because of the fact that they are mouth brooders.
The fish weigh in at 8 to 15 pounds and are 3- to 4-year-old brooders that produced eggs at Santaim and McKenzie river hatcheries.
The plot's got all the ingredients: mistaken identities, righteous indignation, a grand palace, poor peasants, buffoons, brooders, betrothals and brash young ladies.
On the same morning (Day 0), 300 chicks were randomly chosen for the experiments; 150 birds were socially housed in 5 white wood brooders of 100 x 100 cm (Group 1 for Method A) and another 150 birds were individually housed in white wood pens of 24 cm x 24 cm (Group 2 for Method B).
The chicks were randomly distributed to 10 test groups with 6 replicates of 5 each, and housed in battery brooders in open sided sheds.
As well as live birds and hatching eggs, the website also trades poultry housing, incubators, brooders, feed and drink.