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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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Ventilation In Your Chicken Coop – Why Is It Important & How To Provide It

Many chicken keepers tend to forget the importance of ventilation in their coop and they build their coop without leaving room for it. Ventilation is important both for the summer and the winter for your chickens. Forgetting to add ventilation in your chicken coop plans may lead to some problems later in your time as …

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