Types of Brooders

How to Build a Home Brooder

How to Build a Home Brooder  Rate it

A home brooder is the least expensive way to take care of a few chicks.

Box Brooders

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Box brooders are commercial versions of home brooders. The primary benefit of a box brooder is that it can be re-used many times whereas a home brooder needs to be constructed from scratch with each new arrival of chicks. When stacked, box brooders are called battery brooders and have capacity to brood many chicks at the same time.

Area Brooders

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Another brooding solution that works well for large numbers of chicks is an area brooder. Area brooders combine a pen to contain chicks with a hanging heat source to keep them warm. The larger the pen and heat source, the more chicks your area brooder can take care of.

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