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How to Set Up a Chick Brooder

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Setting Up Your Brooder For New Chicks Baby chicks are fragile beings that need to be cared for diligently. One way to ensure that baby chicks have ideal conditions for growth and safety is to set up a well-designed brooder. A brooder can be designed any way you want but it must have adequate ventilation, be structurally resilient, contain bedding material, have food and water while maintaining an optimal temperature. Many people, especially beginners, make their brooder out of plastic storage containers or cardboard boxes. While this will do, rounded metal containers, high-walled kiddie pools, and wooden brooders in the...

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