Controlling Brooder Temperature in Fall Weather

There’s no need to keep chicks inside your house, your chicks will fair quite well in cooler temperatures, but there are a few important rules to follow… Read Article

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Currently Available Chicks at Murray McMurray Hatchery

Oh my, many to choose from! Are you looking to start or add to an existing flock? Check out Murray McMurray, I’ve never been disappointed by this hatchery. Great service, birds were of nice quality, and most importantly, arrived at my local post office safely.

McMurray Hatchery – Large selection of day old chicks, poultry and exotic fowl. Homestead supplies and poultry equipment available for sale.
Check out what chicks are Currently Available at this time, or Request a Printed Catalog.

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How To Choose The Perfect Egg Incubator (And Use It Properly)

In this guide we will share with you how to choose the perfect incubator. We will also walk you through the incubation process and hatching eggs… Continue Reading

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DIY Brooder Using a Plastic Tote

Clever DIY  brooder for chicks, great for the small scale chicken keeper. Just remember they’ll outgrow this space fast, so you’ll need to prepare before the coop housing for your juveniles.
It would also be nice to have this brooder on hand for isolating chick/s that have an unexpected health issue.

My Two Cents | TBN Ranch

Liked the idea of the drinker on pellets, however, didn’t like seeing a white light in the brooder lamp.  In my opinion, always use a red bulb, chicks are easily agitated by bright lights and this can lead to behavior problems. The radiant heat shown in video is a superior alternative!

Thanks Gail for sharing with us!

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