These low wattage White Brooder Bulbs should be used to attract baby chicks to a heating element, feed, or water.
Our universal box brooder has a socket specially designed for this bulb.
Please note that this White Brooder Bulbs are not a heat source in itself. If you plan to build your own home brooder, you will also need to purchase a brooder heater like those listed below in the related products section
Low intensity white light is popular because it has been shown to increase food conversion and does not cause added risk for pecking. Red lights have been used for years and are still preferred by some breeders. We also offer blue lights which have become even more popular than the red.
It’s hard to go wrong no matter what color you chose. It really comes down to personal preference more than anything else.