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Methods for brooding chicks: Radiant panels, infrared lamps compared for electricity used, weight gains, feed needs, mortality, feathering

Authors

Wilbor O. Wilson
Leroy C. Kleist

Authors Affiliations

Wilbor O. Wilson is Assistant Professor at Poultry Husbandry, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis; Leroy C. Kleist, Junior Specialist of Agricultural Engineering, University of California College of Agriculture, resigned October 1, 1951.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 6(3):11-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n03p11. March 1952.

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Abstract

Two widely used brooding methods—radiant heat panels and infrared lamps—were tested in the winter and fall of 1951 on the University of California Poultry Farm at Davis.

Wilson W, Kleist L. 1952. Methods for brooding chicks: Radiant panels, infrared lamps compared for electricity used, weight gains, feed needs, mortality, feathering. Hilgardia 6(3):11-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n03p11
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