Setting Up the Brooder

Do you have questions about setting up your brooder for baby chicks? Listen in as Nutrena Poultry Specialist Twain Lockhart gives helpful tips for setting up your brooder.

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4 thoughts on “Setting Up the Brooder

  1. If I want to hatch my own eggs, how many roosters should I have for how many hens?

  2. How long will a broader like your last for the chicks
    How long do they need to have the lamp at what age

    • Your brooder will usually last for about 8 weeks or so – which is about how long you will need to keep the lamp on them. Decrease the temprature by about 5 degrees each week until it matches outside temps.
      Thanks!

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