My eggs are hatching in 12 days so i need to make their brooder. Can you guys please post some pictures of yours? Thanks!
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mine is just a big old rubbermaid water trough.
we've use an old rubbermaid tote.
i've seen one that was just a 2x4 frame, one end with thin particle board for sides and end cap, the other covered in chicken wire, with a hinged top.
basically, you can use anything that will contain your birds.
when it was hot and my chicks didn't have feathers, yet, i just a 100@ household bulb in my lamp. otherwise, a 250W heat lamp
doesn't have to be anything extravagant, but it can be if you want it to.
Here is an entire thread full of pictures of brooders that people have created:
This is mine, I made it out of plywood