A little overboard

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by LVchicks, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. LVchicks

    LVchicks Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 28, 2013
    The chicks outgrew my slap-dash brooders as expected. I decided to just bite the bullet and build one. I went a little overboard. Well, go big or go home, right?
    25 3 week olds now have 64 sq ft of brooder space to run around in. Their games of keep away are really hysterical now as they can get up some real speed.
  2. RonC

    RonC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 28, 2012
    That should be about right for that many. 2 sq ft per bird in the brooder is ok. They are at the age where they grow like weeds.
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2013

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