Chick Inn

By egordanier · Apr 10, 2015 · ·
  1. egordanier
    I made this brooder with materials I had, only had to buy the wire. The original design had only the top area but then I added the lower to separate some of my smaller chicks that weren't growing as well. My bigger chicks didn't need the heat lamp and they picked on the smaller ones. I separated the areas using a small board to keep the shavings from getting in the food and water. My girls helped me paint it and we had a nice new home for our 11 chicks. The light on the bottom looks a lot more intense than it really is, but still puts out enough heat that the girls wont lay directly under it. I also am probably going to buy a different reflector for the top area.

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Recent User Reviews

  1. casportpony
    3/5, 3 out of 5, reviewed Sep 26, 2018
    Would like to see more details.
  2. ronott1
    "Nice brooder"
    3/5, 3 out of 5, reviewed Aug 2, 2018
    The article needs more build details
  3. mrs_organized_chaos
    "Nice brooder"
    3/5, 3 out of 5, reviewed Jul 23, 2018
    an easy way to expand a brooder without have to find additional floor space.


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  1. Indiana Chick
    love the flowers
  2. judyki2004
    Nice brooder!

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