Brooder-hover-in-shelter

Deanna Child of Orlean, Virginia, likes to use a “hover” in her brooder—a suspended box containing the heat lamps, into which the chicks can retreat to warm up, or from which they can range for feed, water, and exercise. This brooder is set up inside Deanna’s mobile pasture shelter. After the chicks are feathered, the brooder accessories will be removed, and they will start ranging on pasture, retreating to the shelter at night.

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