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Brooder Brooder Help!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Shauna's Silkies, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. Shauna's Silkies

    Shauna's Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HI all, i have a box brooder with a cover on it where the light is!!! and there is a few holes in it!!
    but what im wondering about is how to lower the heat each week!!!! HELP HELP PLEASE!!! chicks due in three days!!
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  2. MuckyPuppy

    MuckyPuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can't raise the light, then I would reduce the wattage of the bulb used each week.
     
  3. Shauna's Silkies

    Shauna's Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there any other way help help??
     
  4. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    You either pull the light higher away from the box, or buy new lower wattage bulbs switching them out weekly.
     

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