Brooding Question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Loki16, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. Loki16

    Loki16 Just Hatched

    Jun 11, 2016
    Opelika, AL
    Is there an alternative way to brood chicks without using a lamp, if you don't have a broody hen? Reason I am asking, is because my last brooder caught on fire thanks to the lamp and actually caused a house fire. I lost all my silkie chicks but miraculously my ducklings survived. I have a friend that is hatching some silkies and has offered me some to replace the ones I have lost, but I am very wary of using a lamp now. I live in Alabama and the days it is 90 degrees right now but it still gets to the 40's sometimes at night.
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2017
    Momma heating pad

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