Our products are designed to be long lasting and energy efficient.Incubators and brooders
have cabinets made of high quality molded plastics, stainless steel or other materials, which are smooth and washable.
Significantly (P<0.05) the best livability% was recorded when all the birds of the three strains were kept on FH particularly of Hubbard, while, the least livability was found on gas brooders
in general for all strains and for Cobb in particular (Table I).
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containers consist of a plastic tub with a wood wire frame lid.
Por breeding, female brooders
of size 72 mm in length and male of 74.6 mm were selected and kept separately in the brood rearing tanks and monitored constantly.
An extra-large plastic storage tote, in the 100-gallon range, makes an easy-to-clean brooder
, and the snap-on lid secures it from predators.
In 1999, brooding started early in the season, on November 18, with a low percentage of brooders
in the population (7.5%).
They are known for being good brooders
and protective mothers, so many raisers let their ducks do the setting rather than artificially incubating the eggs (see "Broody Muscovies," Page 74).
Members of the genus Oreochromis are mouth brooders
that have the capacity to spawn continually under the proper environmental conditions.
Tachytictic species are short-term brooders
that retain glochidia (i.e., larvae) for a relatively short period (e.g., 3-6 wk, Gordon and Layzer, 1989, but see Weaver et al., 1991).
Improper structures especially mesh floors on brooders
may cause the legs to stick and at times twist.