Brooder for 20 chicks

By BYCforlife · Apr 15, 2017 ·
  1. BYCforlife
    Here is how I made my brooder:

    #1: I built the frame for it. The outside dimensions for the wooden frame are: 4 feet wide, 5 feet long, 4 feet tall. On the front, (One of the 4 foot wide sides) I put a board lengthwise about a foot off the floor. I put plywood on it, except for the top half of the front. (Picture 1)

    #2: Next, I cut a piece of plywood for the front. I screwed hinges onto it and put a latch on the top.

    #3: I then put the wheels on the bottom, and they are lockable, so your brooder doesn't run away.
    The 2x4 across the top is to hang a heat lamp and/or a feeder from. If you have any questions, please comment.

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Recent User Reviews

  1. ronott1
    "Nice Brooder"
    3/5, 3 out of 5, reviewed Aug 3, 2018
    the Article needs more build details
  2. Anonymous
    "More info needed."
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Jul 25, 2018
    Easy read for the basics but more info would have made it a better article page.


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