Brooders, Brooder Lamps & Chick Boxes
Pros: Gives off plenty of heat
Cons: Gives off to much heat for small amounts of chicks.
Pros: Dimmable, very high wattage ceramic base, easy to acquire
Cons: Non mountable base
A low wattage light should be used to attract the baby chicks to the heating element, feed, and water. Red lights were used for years and are still preferred by many breeders. Low intensity white light has been shown to increase food conversion and does not cause added risk for pecking.
A low wattage light should be used to attract the baby chicks to the heating element, feed, and water. Red lights were used for years and are still preferred by some breeders. Blue lights have been the most popular in recent years. Low intensity white light has been shown to increase food conversion and does not cause added risk for pecking.
Consist of 5 gallon plastic water tank to sit on back corner of brooder. Tubing and float valve for one existing trough (troughs are not supplied with waterer.)
120 Volt 250 Watt. Clear - Now for the small producer we offer the most efficient of infra red heat brooders. Great for brooding pigs, chickens and other poultry. Brass base minimizes corrosion and freezing in socket. Infra red brooders are usually very expensive to operate as they must remain o all the time, because if they are off there is no heat. This new bulb gives you concentrated heat...
“ Purchased this item, excited to be able to use it in plastic totes for brooding, with no fear of catching my house on fire. Plugged item in several days before I needed it, and never thought to check the temperatures. Twelve hours after adding chicks to the brooder, I noticed ALL of them had beet red, burned backs. I flipped the unit over and grabbed my temp gun....” --Bitterroot
“ The above reviews say most of why we love this brooder - safe, effective, and cozy. I'd add that it maintains a normal sleep/wake cycle for the chicks. Unlike light-brooded chicks, that will often poke around all night long and stay quite noisy, EcoGlow brooded chicks settle in as night falls and sleep until first light. It's wonderful to see them stretched out like little lambs, heads and...” --BlacksheepCardigans
“ I have kept many animals from hedgehogs, chickens, horses, retiles, and tarantulas. I have also used a ton of different equipement for the various setups. I have always been impressed with the quality and user friendliness of the Fluker's brand of clamp lamps. The dimmable lamps just bring their awesomeness to a whole new level. These lamp bases, without the hood on, are...” --Brechin
Poultry Brooder, grow Off Pens, and viewable expander below. -this can be the start of a very lucrative enterprise, producing approximately 48 chickens a month in a very limited space. Put approximately 48 chicks (day old) from a hatchery into the brooder, for warmth, feed, and water. After four weeks, move 24 birds into each grow off pen and put 48 new chicks in the brooder. 1 Poultry Brodoer...
Same as GQF popular poultry type brooder, but without expense of heating elements and thermostat. Has sliding door panels on front and sides that have 1'' x 4'' mesh openings. 36" x 30" x 9.75"
“ I was going to use one of these but i returned it after some people convinced me that a 100 watt light bulb would be fine. It worked perfectly fine for just 20 chicks. This light would only be good for people with large amounts of chicks. Watch out because these things start barn fires all the time! ” --Catfish267