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Bell Brook Farm, Warwickshire | How to find us

 
Domestic Fowl Trust

t: 01789 850046

e: dft@domesticfowltrust.co.uk

 
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Domestic Fowl Trust
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t: 01789 850046

e: dft@domesticfowltrust.co.uk

Brooder

£89.00

 

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Quality Brooder

A unique product based on the portable brooders we use at the Domestic Fowl Trust. We know these work well and lots of visitors have asked if they can buy them, so now we are making them for sale.

The brooder features a plastic coated plywood floor for easy cleaning. Removable weldmesh frame to keep your young safe from vermin and farm cats. A hook to hang your heat lamp from (heat lamps sold separately). The brooder also works well with a heated plate (sold separately). Feet hold the brooder off the floor to help insulate your young from the cold ground. Handles at both ends for easy moving.

Depending on the heat lamp used, the brooder will accomodate between 6 and 50 day olds.

Can be collected from the Domestic Fowl Trust flat packed to fit in pretty much any car or ordered online and dispatched flat packed by courier. Self assembly will involve the use of a screwdriver.
We can deliver the brooder fully assembled. Please phone us for a quotation.

Overall dimensions when assembled
130cm long x 61cm wide x 65cm tall
51 inch long x 24 inch wide x 25 inch tall

We have a unique range of poultry housing developed through nearly 35 years of experience. All are made in high quality materials and to precise specifications which we have found to provide the most convenient, comfortable and vermin-proof accommodation possible. All designs take careful consideration of :

• The internal positioning of perches, popholes, droppings boards and nest boxes.
• Accessibility, both for you and the chickens.
• Ventilation without draughts
• Weather proofing and stability in windy conditions.
• Weight and manoeuvrability.
• Vermin control.
• Aesthetic appearance.

Many sizes and configurations of poultry housing are available and we are able to incorporate bespoke customer requirements in some models.
Most are produced with Onduline roofing sheeting. This is a washable, light-weight, hard-wearing bitumen board.
Designed by us, built by us, delivered by us. We have never made houses or coops for anyone else!
 
A note about wooden houses:- Timber has character and charm and that is why we like working with it. But it is a natural product subject to variations such as shrinkage when it is hot and dry, and swelling or expansion when it is persistently rainy and wet. Our carpenters have used their expertise to built in tolerances into the designs to accommodate most situations, but you may still observe occasional seasonal and weather movement in the timber. Our head carpenter selects timber carefully, and it will still have some character features such as knots. Our carpenters try to position these so they look great, but don’t cause problems. You might find though, that over time a smear of mastic will be required here or there to re-seal any areas where water seeps in. Before delivery the wood is treated with Timbertex by AquaTec Coatings Ltd. This is a water based stain and protection specially suitable for pet and animal houses. It doesn’t last forever though, and you should consider painting with a good quality treatment annually to maximise the life of your new house.
 
Designed by us, built by us, delivered by us. We have never made houses or coops for anyone else!

The delivery prices [click here] include delivery and full assembly of the house in your garden. So you will get the house of your choice delivered and erected, all within the delivery price quoted. This means you won't have to lift heavy weights in and out of your car and you certainly won't have to struggle with self assembly flat pack instructions!!! If you would like two or more houses delivered to you at the same time, then you only pay one delivery charge. Delivery to your location is calculated at checkout after you have entered your address.

If you would like to collect your chicken house in your own vehicle please select “Click&Collect” at checkout. We hold many of the houses in stock, and lots will fit in the back of a family car, fully assembled or flat packed.

"Very good service and product. I needed a brooder quickly and they pulled out all the stops to get it to me. It arrived early, was easy to assemble and is a well made and durable product. My new chicks are very happy!”. Mr Steve Russell 2021