TIME SENSITIVE -Brower Brooder question...pipping today!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kiaya611, Jun 7, 2007.

  1. kiaya611

    kiaya611 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone let me borrow a Brower Model 1680-2 Brooder because I am all full up and have guineas pipping today! I have never used this kind of brooder before and I would like to know if the bar that goes across the unit inside that has the light bulb fixture also has a heating element inside it. It is hard for me to tell and I don't know if I should put a 100w light bulb in the fixture or if that is just for an "attracting" light bulb of low wattage.

    Please let me know. Here are a couple of pics.

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    BROWER MODEL 1680-2

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    SHOWS LIGHT BAR WITH LIGHT BULB IN PLACE

    Yes I know it has seen better days, but it is better that nothing and should do the job just fine. I will be looking for a good used brooder in the future so I don't have to frantically search the area for one.

    Thanks,

    Steven
     
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2007
  2. Alleyoops25

    Alleyoops25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got one of those to. well actually borrowing like you. I didnt use the center bar and lights becuase it has a short in it and shocked the daylights out of out of the people that own it. I just got another lamp and set it down inside of it . works good that way for me anyway. Good luck
     

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