i17 Brooder Heat Units

Larger, More Consistent Comfort Zone 

By creating a broader comfort zone with even heat distribution and no dead spots, the I-Series Brooders help you improve your productivity and reduce time to market through:

–      keeping birds on feed and water lines

–      improved bird starts

–      better rates of gain

–      fewer culls

–      lower feed and medical costs

Based on independent testing, the 40,000 Btu/h I-Series I-40 delivers twice as much ground heat coverage than the leading competitive 40,000 Btu/h radiant brooder. What’s more, the I-Series I-40 uses 20% less fuel than competitive brooders to deliver the desired heat.

Lower Fuel Costs 

Beyond providing a healthier growing environment for your chicks at a critical time in their development, the I-Series Brooders can save you significant money on your energy costs – from 20% to 40% depending on your facility and current heating solution. In multiple studies, the 40,000 I-Series Brooder used 20% less fuel than competitive radiant products, while the I-Series I-17 model delivered savings of 20% to 40% over other radiant and/or forced air solutions.

Range of Heat Outputs & Configurations 

Only L.B. White offers a variety of heat outputs and configuration options that make it easy for you to order exactly what you need.

Btu/h Options

–      With heat ratings from 40,000 to 17,000 Btu/h, the I-Series Brooders give you maximum design flexibility and heat efficiency for poultry facilities.

–      40,000 Btu/h I-40

–      17,100 Btu/h I-17

Spark Ignition 

–      Highly reliable, automatic ignition

–      Interfaces easily with existing building control systems

–      Two stage heat output, on demand heat capability

–      Re-ignites automatically whenever needed

–      Available in all I-Series Brooder ratings


–      Adjustable heat modulation output from 100%-10%

–      No electricity required, runs off gas pressure

–      Available in all I-Series Brooder ratings

Control Types -- With I-Series Brooders, you choose the level of control you want.

Zone Control 

–      Provides temperature control of multiple I-Series Brooders

–      Integrates seamlessly with environmental building controls

–      Available in all I-Series Brooder models

Individual Control 

–      Offers individual temperature management

–      Available in all modulating models

Fuel Types -- All I-Series Brooders are available in Natural Gas (NG) or Liquid Propane (LP) Gas models.

Easy to Install, Easy to Maintain 

All I-Series Brooders arrive fully assembled and factory test fired for quick, easy installation. Once installed, the I-Series Brooder is extremely easy to clean and maintain because its advanced design uses fewer parts than other heaters. There’s no disassembly needed.

Call 1-800-845-3374 or email us at inquiries@farmerboyag.com for more information.