What is a Brooder?
A brooder is a heated container that has a temperature controlled area. It’s used to confine chicks until they are old enough to go outside.
Creating a Brooder
You can make or buy one, other than a few mandatory basics, it’s up to you to research and find what set-up works best for you. It’s always important to plan ahead and have the brooder completely prepared for new chicks before they arrive.
It’s not necessary to spend a lot of money on a brooder, what you can make functional with scrap material is always the most rewarding. Here’s one suggestion from Willow Creek Farm. Read Article –> How We Brood Our Chicks
More Information and Pics of Brooders
• A Nifty Thrifty Brooder by TBN Ranch