Heating Plates for Chick Brooders
- Extra Small:
- Keeps up to 15 chicks warm
- 15 watts/hr
- Plate & Cover: 10" x 10"
- Cover height: 3.5"
- Keeps up to 20 chicks warm
- 22 watts/hr
- Plate & Cover: 12" x 12"
- Cover height: 5"
- Keeps up to 30 chicks warm
- 42 watts/hr
- Plate & Cover: 16" x 16"
- Cover height: 7"
- Keeps up to 50 chicks warm
- 66 watts/hr
- Plate & Cover: 16" x 24"
- Cover height: 7"
- Height of all sizes adjusts from 1.5" to 6" by adjusting the yellow legs
- Yellow legs: 9.5"L
- ABS plastic
- Cord: 70"L
- 1 year warranty
Use a Heating Plate Temperature Controller which allows control of Premier's Heating Plates output between 20% - 100% of full output.
Heating plate advantages over a heat lamp:
- Uses much less electricity. Only 22 watts (66 for the larger plate) vs 175 or 250 watts for a heat lamp.
- Less risk of fire because of the much lower surface temperature (125°).
- A hen keeps chicks warm beneath a heat source. So does a heat plate.
The rugged plate cover (optional and sold above) prevents older chicks from perching on top and fouling the unit with droppings. However, the plate can be hand-washed (do not submerge in water) to remove dust and debris.
How to Use
When the heating plate is plugged directly into the outlet, the red light comes on and stays on.
When it is plugged into the Heating Plate Temperature Controller, it will blink based on the min/max adjustment. Slow blink toward minimum and quicker toward max. If you turn it all the way up, it will come on full time.
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Jeanette M from California
These are great I now have three. No worries on fire. Chicks snuggle under the heat like it’s their mama. Wonderful product!
Allison S from Washington
The heating plate works great, exactly as specified. Keeps chicks warm without the worry of a fire. I won't go back to heat lamps for my chicks.
The cover works great to keep the top of the brooder plate clean. I didn't get the cover at first, and it was a constant pain to clean chick poop off the top. Get it. You will be glad you did.
Jeffrey O from Arkansas
Love this heating the chicks seem to be happy with it and it’s easy to use by just adjusting the height for them. Also reduces the risk of fire due to heat lamps.
Julie C from Ohio
Just got ten chicks and they are very happy with their heating plate. I am so glad I purchased it.
Paula S from Pennsylvania
This is the greatest! My chicks are thriving and much happier than prior flocks that I raised with a heat lamp. I call it momma hen. They come and go from under the plate and seem less fearful of my movements in caring for them. It is as close to raising them with a hen as you can get. I love it!