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By Tigerjane, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. Tigerjane
    Here's some pictures of my brooder set-up for the chicks I picked up on Wednesday, July 7th, 2010. There will be 5 regular sized chicks, and 3 bantams. I haven't added bedding or the hardware cloth top to it yet, but when I do, I plan on putting an old bath towel down with paper towels over it until Saturday the 10th, and then after that it will be a layer of newspaper, a few inches of pine shavings, and then a layer of paper towels. The box is 13in high, 20in wide, and 39in long. You can see in the back under the lamp that I have a digital thermometer. The heat lamp is a 10in, with a 250watt red bulb in it, and it's wrapped around a clothing pole, in addition to being clamped on. All of these were taken with my iphone.

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    Here is a picture of it with the light on
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    Here is an image of the waterer. It's a saucer with a heavy, overturned ceramic bowl.
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    Here's a side view of it, to show the depth, and how much space is between the bowl and the edge of the saucer.
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    And here is the excursion pen my husband made for them.
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