Brooder House


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Brooder House

 

a heated poultry house for rearing young fowl (chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese) from the age of 24 hours to 60-70 days. From the brooder house, young fowl are transferred to the acclimatizer. In the USSR, the term “poultry house for chicks” is used instead of “brooder house.”

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For our money we got an old run-down barn, two nice garages, several small brooder houses, a hog house in fair shape, and a good poultry house as well as a small house, orchard, and a large grove of trees.