Brooders

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HG2701, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. HG2701

    HG2701 New Egg

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    I have some duck eggs in my incubator.But not sure what brooder to make for them when/if they hatch any help pease
     
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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  3. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Hello and Welcome to BYC!
    We're glad you decided to join. [​IMG]There is tons of information on here, so I'm sure you'll find answers to all your questions.[​IMG]

    Check out the ''raising baby chicks'' section of the forum. Most people use plastic totes, but I don't think they are really big enough for the chicks to be comfortable in. Stock tanks work well for brooders. Hope all goes well with your flock!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our BYC "flock"!

    I haven't raised ducklings before, but I have raised baby chicks. I usually keep my chicks in plastic tubs.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Definitely look into the link provided by Kelsie.^
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If you use plastic tubs for brooders please put a wire cover on them, so babies. won't fly out, and pets won't jump in and eat them. They also need the wire top so they get air'

    They won't fit in a plastic tub for long. Some people like to use large appliance - cardboard boxes, or Plastic kiddie pools (minus water)
     

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