25 chicks coming soon

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Vamvakas, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. Vamvakas

    Vamvakas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found a pretty big box that I want to make a brooder from it's just shy of 3' wide and 3' length on all sides and I was wondering how long can 25 large fowl chicks stay in there around before it's gets to small?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I would make it larger. That will be too small within 1 to 2 weeks.
     
  3. aggiemae

    aggiemae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats nine square feet and I agree, it would only be big enough for 2 weeks at then most.

    BTW that is a big batch of chicks, I am wondering if you are raising then for meat?
     

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