chicks in a brooder

What do you put in a chick brooder? *materials, off heat, health hazard*

A poultry brooder houses/heats hatchling poultry until they can be off heat, replacing mother hens.  The rule is, starting at 95F, 5F degrees lower each week (by raising the heating element) until they have either fully feathered out or have experienced the same lowest ambient temperature as outside (i.e. lowest outside temperature is 75F degrees …

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