GQF battery brooders with clear panels are ideal for displaying all types of chicks in feed stores, to monitor chick conditions at a glance and to raise large numbers of birds in limited floor space. Lightweight materials mean lower shipping costs as well as easy handling of drop pans. Sturdy base with rugged casters and securely fastened brooders result in a solid stack which is movable when full of birds. Only 65” high, all tiers of 5 brooders are accessible and drop pans and floors can be removed for cleaning while the brooders are stacked.
GQF Brooders are designed to eliminate stress in young birds by providing plenty of heat, fresh air, light, feed and water space, and sanitary conditions for a confined area. Three clear plastic panels allow full and easy viewing of the brooder’s interior. Each brooder comes with three 28.5' troughs which maybe used for either feed or water. Ample feed and water space is necessary to allow weaker chicks access in the presence of more dominant chicks. Any trough may be equipped with optional automatic watering to provide the large quantity of water necessary. Failure to provide proper feed and water space can result in slower weight gain and perhaps higher chick mortality. The troughs are mounted on the outside of the brooder so that the chicks do not mix droppings into the food or water.
The 300-watt heater provides sufficient heat while the vented plastic side panels keep out drafts. As chicks are drawn to light rather than heat, each heater has a socket for a low wattage attraction light bulb, which helps to hold the chicks in the heated area. This battery comes with a thermometer and a wafer thermostat, which is accurate to 1 degree. The floor is a thin wire ½” mesh which will allow droppings to easily pass through. For small chicks like quail this floor requires that a layer of No 1628 DACB paper or paper towels be laid down on the wire for the first 4 to 7 days after which quail may stand on the ½” wire floor. Day old poultry and ducks can be placed directly on the wire. Drop pans are made of lightweight aluminum for long life. Drop pans can be easily pulled out even when brooders are stacked and the wire floor is heavy with birds. This brooder is universal as each side panel comes with an adjustable gate to regulate openings for chick size. All three side panels and back door are easily removed for cleaning. Lids are provided for all the brooders in the battery.
500 Quail to 4 weeks, 500 poultry chicks through 2 weeks
5 brooder boxes
5 brooder lid
6-plug electrical outlet with 4 ft cord
10 attraction light bulbs
- Uses attraction lights to draw chicks to warm areas.
- Exterior access to water and food reduces contamination and makes changing/filling a breeze.
- Can be used with the brooder water system.
- Easy to clean and maintain, with great visibility throughout.
Overall Dimensions: 32” Wide, 38” Front to Back, and 65” high. 110 Volt, combined wattage 1500W.
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|Goose Egg Capacity||No|
|Quail Egg Capacity||No|
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