If you are keeping chicks by hatched them of buying them, you will need to move them to the warmer place, where has consistency temperatures. After the chicks have just hatched, they are small, weak and vulnerable.
To ensure your chicks will comfortable and warm enough during that early lifetime you need to move them to the brooders.
What is the brooder mean?
A brooder is simply the place of safety where you provide for baby chicken a proper temperature and care for until they are grown enough to care for themselves.
You should prepare a brooder for your chicks long before they actually need it. It should be well set up and warmed before they arrive whether you hatched or bought them.
Size of the chick brooder
How many chicks did you have will determine the size of the brooder? If you give them a cramp, crowd addition, they might jostle for warmth and cause to the risk of suffocate.
You will have two options to choose from. One you can use a small brooder initially. And after 2-3 weeks, when they are bigger, you will need to exchange for the larger brooder. Or the second choice is to use a large brooder from the beginning, which is suitable for them even when they are bigger.
Easy to clean
Ensure that even if you bought all the equipment new, you should wash it by disinfectant or soapy water, do it before the next new lot gets to use. These things need to do with seriousness to remove any bacteria that can be contained in the brooder and harm your baby chicken. Buying the brooder that you can easily removable to cleaning efficiently.
The types of chicken brooder
There are many types of brooder are available, they work differently and give different results such as electricity, charcoal, wood, methane, etc. But the most common and effective brooder that we recommend you is electricity.