Brooders And Bators

By PepsNick, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. PepsNick
    I currently have five brooders, and two incubators. 3 Rubbermaid totes, a small cardboard box, and a large 5 x 4 cardboard box.

    Chicks up to one week old stay in the totes and the small box. Then they move to the big brooder (cardboard box). The largest tote I use to dry out the chicks, and then they move into their totes.

    Brooders #1 and #2
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    Brooder #3
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    Brooder #4, used to get chicks dry, fluffy and hungry!
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    Brooder #5, the big one... Well, this was my old big one, but my new one is the same size. It was one of my first. This one obviously wasn't very sturdy. I now only use shavings, and have new feeders and waterers.
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    I have two Hovabator Genesis 1588's. I LOVE them! They hold temp and humidity perfectly! I am going to buy some egg turners soon, for now I hand turn.
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