Chick Guard With Three MS Stand

Chick Guard
Code : CG15
Code : CG30

We offer a highly durable gamut of baby chick guards designed to keep the baby chicks from wandering away from the source of heat. The chick guards (Plastic Poultry Equipment) are used during the initial days and can be removed by the end of the first week. It can be set up in form of a ring, a little away from the edge of the hover.

We supply a range of Chick Guard that is fabricated from finest quality plastic. These guards make separate round partition for brooding stage of chicks. Our range helps in controlling number of chicks in a specific area that enables free movement of birds. It also useful in faster growth of chicks and reduces mortality rate of birds.

Chick Covering Cap.300 & 600 Day Old Chicks
Size15′ L (feet) & 30′ x 15″ H (inch) x 1.5mm Thick
MaterialPP-CP Heavy Duty Sheet with UV Stabilised
  • Can be washed/Rolled & easy to move
  • Customize length available on order

Brooding chick guards are an essential component used in poultry farms, especially during the initial stages of chick rearing. These guards, often made of cardboard, plastic, or metal sheets, play several crucial roles in creating a conducive environment for the young chicks to thrive. Here are the key reasons why chick guards are used during brooding:

  • 1. Heat Retention: One of the primary functions of chick guards is to help retain heat within a designated area where heat sources like brooders are located. This containment is vital for maintaining the temperature at a level suitable for the chicks’ survival and growth, as young chicks are unable to regulate their body temperatures effectively.
  • 2. Protection: Chick guards serve as a physical barrier that protects young chicks from drafts and cold spots, which can be detrimental to their health. They also prevent chicks from straying too far from the heat source, reducing the risk of them becoming chilled or lost.
  • 3. Creating a Controlled Environment: By enclosing a specific area, chick guards help create a smaller, more manageable environment for the chicks. This controlled setting makes monitoring and managing the chicks easier for the farmers, ensuring that the birds are fed, hydrated, and not overcrowded.
  • 4. Prevention of Smothering: Chick guards help prevent smothering accidents by keeping the chicks close to their heat source but not allowing them to crowd too densely. When chicks get cold, they tend to pile on each other, which can lead to suffocation or crushing of chicks at the bottom of the pile. Chick guards help distribute the chicks more evenly.
  • 5. Facilitating Observation and Management: With a smaller, defined area, it becomes easier for farm workers to observe the chicks closely, check for signs of illness or distress, and manage feeding and watering effectively. It also simplifies the process of cleaning and maintaining the brooding area.
  • 6. Adapting to Growth: Chick guards are generally adjustable or removable. As the chicks grow and become more capable of regulating their body temperature, the guards can be expanded outward or removed altogether to provide more space for the growing birds.
  • 7. Disease Control: By limiting the initial space the chicks occupy, chick guards help in controlling the spread of diseases. Smaller, controlled areas are easier to keep clean, reducing the risk of disease spreading through the litter or from older, possibly contaminated parts of the poultry house.

Chick guards are therefore a simple yet effective tool in the critical early days of a chick’s life, helping ensure that they grow in a safe, controlled, and optimal environment.