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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bravevline, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. bravevline

    bravevline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am looking for a trusted online company where I can purchase a professional brooder. I am looking for something designed for the sheer purpose of brooding hatchlings. I would also like something with a built in thermostat (where it keeps itself on the temperature you set, like central heating).
     
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless you are raising them professionally, I would look for something used. It's that time of year where people start getting rid of their brooders and incubators. I picked up a $250 GQF brooder on CL that had been used once for 10 chicks for $50. I'd like to find another deal like that.
     
  3. Chiklette

    Chiklette Out Of The Brooder

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    You can get a nice one at s farm store for under $100 if you want it for a small amount of eggs. Saw one locally for $55 holds 30 regular eggs. Holds the temperature with manual regulator. Just has a regular thermometer inside. The digital ones are pretty spendy.
     
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    horsegrl Out Of The Brooder

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    there are a lot of postings in the coop design section that will tell you how to make your own brooder i built mine with left over lumber so it didnt cost me anything to make
     
  5. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Quote: I agree. GQF brooder are the key words you want to use on Craigslist, ebay , cheapcycle, and other online websites.
    Best,
    Karen( go to GQF website to see pic of their stackable brooder system. very cool. GQF = Georgia Quail Farm , )
     

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