EcoGlow 20 Chick Brooder

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    The EcoGlow brooder is a clean, safe, tough and extremely economical chick brooder with a a highly efficient low cost heating system. Designed for newly hatched (poultry) chicks to keep them snug and warm and your electricity bills low.

    An indicator light confirms the brooder is connected.

    The EcoGlow brooder top can also be used to keep your breeder or pet birds warm. For this purpose, you would place it on the side of the cage where the perches are attached so that they can nestle close to it whilst on the perch.

    2 years warranty
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Recent User Reviews

  1. beddyBoom
    "So easy!"
    Pros - chicks dig it
    low stress - worry free
    no concerns with starting a fire
    super easy set up
    Cons - a little spendy
    poop clean up (it gets trapped in the engraved logo)
    Chicks dig it! My chicks took to it easily and appear quite happy scooting under it. Set up was easy. Plus no stress or worry thinking about the potential for starting a fire! Yes, it's a little spendy. For the ease & peace of mind, if you can afford the price, I would definitely recommend it! Resale value on this is also pretty great as these are a challenge to find used.
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    Dec 2, 2018
  2. Cycomiko
    "Easy to set up, but..."
    Pros - Easy to set up
    Gives chics a more natural broody hen feel than a heat lamp
    Cons - Can't see them under it, they are more fun to watch with a heat lamp
    Setup was a breeze. The main complaint we have with it is you cannot see the chicks under it. They know it! We've raised 3 separate times, and only used this on the 2nd time when I had purchased it. Giving them the hiding spot really seemed to make that batch much more skittish. Same breeds on the 3rd batch, not nearly as skittish with heat lamp. My wife told me to sell it.
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    June 2017
  3. Urchickchic
    Pros - Safe,hassle free. Chicks regulate their own temperature by camping out under the warm plate.
    Cons - Difficult to adjust the height
    Too gets dirty and difficult to clean
    Love this! Has completely changed my brooding process! Expensive but worth it!

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  1. TheBantyCoop
    Lol now that I am done with keeping the chicks inside their brinsea is filthy. I don't think I will be able to remove the poop stains on it. I would recommend putting a rag on top of your brinsea if you use one!!
  2. TheBantyCoop
    No problem. Thank you for commenting!
  3. CaseyV
    I was thinking about ordering a few of the larger ones, thank you very much for the review.
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  5. ChinoChix
    What a nice gift!!! My guys are only 10 days old so not an issue yet. I normally have them sold before they get to 3 weeks! I have switched from red lamps to black ceramic bulbs too. Those red lamps make me nervous!!!
  6. dekel18042
    Turning on its side might be an idea. Looking at my chicks, I think my 3+ week old large fowl would have outgrown it already.. It was given to me as a gift. The larger would have worked better but didn't realize that at the time. Once the chicks outgrow it I just switch to the heat lamp, but probably won't have to do that with the bantams.
  7. ChinoChix
    I have been using mine for over a year now and LOVE it. I put a paper towel on the top so it's easier to clean. Once they get tall, I turn it on it's side....they can still huddle up against the warm top. I will never use red heat lamps again! I currently have 11 Bielefelder chicks and 3 silkies using it.
  8. sssharon
    I don't keep my chicks in a brooder long enough to justify buying one. I use a big tote and I do use a heat lamp and make adjustments. I must have chicks that get bored easily because mine don't seem happy when they are cooped up. No pun intended. I just put my 3 week old chicks outside and made them a chick tractor and they seem happy. I didn't realize how much work baby chicks are. It is also worth every bit of it.
  9. Shesinthebarn
    Haha, yes, they perch and fly off of it a lot! I ended up putting a mat on top to help control the poop! My bedding is pine pellets. Love these because they are very low dust and they last forever!
  10. SassysMom
    I have to agree with all of your positive statements about the Brinsea Eco 20. This is my 4th hatch using it and I've found that even when the chicks get older, they don't want their Eco 20 taken away! And, it IS so much safer than the heat lamp! If I had one "con" to say it would be, my chicks start their flying lessons flying up on the Brinsea and off...over and over. lol Pretty smart these little ones are : )

    PS: What kind of litter do you have in your brooder?

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