brooder help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by micayc, May 28, 2011.

  1. micayc

    micayc Songster

    Jul 31, 2010
    Centrel PA
    I have a lg bator and a hov, bator, can I ure the lg as a brooder. I put them inn lockdown in LG . can I leave them in there? how long? thx
  2. nivtup

    nivtup Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    Quote:I would not try to use the incubator as a brooder. The chicks will need to be under heat for up to 6 weeks.

    Grab a large plastic tub at your nearest Walmart or Target or??

    We have used the 16" x 34" with success.

    You will also need a heat lamp.

    Good luck.

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