Brooder Guard

Small and Backyard Flocks October 18, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

A brooder guard is used the first week or two of brooding. It keeps the chicks near the heat source and out of drafts.

Figure 1. Brooder guard being used to brood broiler chicks. Source: Jacquie Jacob, University of Kentucky

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.