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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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Taking care of chicks in broodersChicks must stay in the brooder from the time they are day-old to three to four weeks.
<p style="font-weight: 400;">Contact with the body-temperature heating surface of the EcoGlow Safety brooders is a more natural way of raising chicks than a heat lamp.
Significantly (P<0.05) the highest body weight was gained by the birds reared under FHS and the lowest by those of gas brooders. With respect to the strains (Table I), significantly (P<0.05) the highest weight was attained by Ross followed by Cobb which is marginally ahead of Hubbard.
Brooders, grow out pens, and chicken runs can easily be pulled together and give your feathered family a safe place to scratch and peck.
Ertel's incubators and brooders were designed for small- and medium-sized chicken operations and, specifically, for ease of use by the farm wife.
Maintenance of the brooders, stocking density, breeding setup and breeding technique were made after [12].
It's been decades since I brought home my first box of chicks from the farm store, but I still feel the same thrill each spring when I put the season's first chicks into the brooder. Watching those adorable fluff balls rapidly feather into miniature chickens, and then grow into full-size roosters and laying hens, never ceases to fascinate.
I've though this blooming world cut--such brooders, we!
The plot's got all the ingredients: mistaken identities, righteous indignation, a grand palace, poor peasants, buffoons, brooders, betrothals and brash young ladies.
As well as live birds and hatching eggs, the website also trades poultry housing, incubators, brooders, feed and drink.
Nowadays the former Yes man is more famous for being in Countdown's dictionary corner, so it's up to a new generation of brooders to set the neo- psychedelic scene.
The honesty of her lyrics has combined with a musical style that shifts from poppy up-tempo tracks to gloriously dark brooders to make Moran a darling of critics.
The number of brooders is low at the debut (7.5% in 1999, 4% in 2000), peaking at the end of spring (20%), and gradually decreasing until reaching nearly 1% by middle February.