Duckling brooder setup?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by nightshade99, Apr 25, 2017.

  1. nightshade99

    nightshade99 New Egg

    Apr 25, 2017
    Okay, I don't know if this is the right forum but I need some serious help I thought I had everything ready and together I plugged in my lightbulb doesn't work straight out the box [​IMG] Yay.. and tomorrow morning my babies arrive my friend had my backup but it's only a 60 watt I just found out he thought it was a 100 watt. I'm really starting to wonder if I'm brooder is good enough and what my wattage really needs to be for my babies there is so much mixed info it's so confusing, I really want some experienced people's opinions before I have to drive an hour away to get a new bulb. I'm getting 5 welsh harlequins and 2 roman goslings brooding in a 50 gallon plastic tub inside my room lined wit paper towels right now and then pine chips after a few days, also is dumor chick starter ok for ducklings and goslings? It's unmedicated 19% feed organic it has niacin on the ingredient list but I don't know if it's enough and I can't find any for sale anywhere near me, would dog brewers yeast tablets be adequate? Thanks so much! Sorry for the long post

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