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What to use as a brooder

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by animal lover 13, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. animal lover 13

    animal lover 13 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 30, 2013
    Can i use a kiddie pool and a heat lamp for my brooder or do i have to use a "real" brooder
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    The only real brooder is a broody hen.

    Everything else is "whatever works for you".
  3. samlydia

    samlydia Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 21, 2013
    As long as its something you can keep at a good temp and has a good floor for them then it should be fine. we just used a box. good luck

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