Chicks under the brooder? help? :)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rirbrahma, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aloha everyone!

    Is it true that chicks grow faster in a brooder than with a momma hen?

    Someone said that its just the light that makes them think its morning all day.

    Is this the same concept for artificial lighting in the coop when days get shorter?
    Thank you [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2011
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    In a brooder there is usually constant feed... I don't think light has anything to do with it.

    I try to put chicks and mama in a brooder together.
     

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