An Outdoor Brooder?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by josytang, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. josytang

    josytang Out Of The Brooder

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    I am having my broilers chicks arrived at late-February and I am thinking to brood them on the school farm. However, the chicken pen is outdoor, with 4-ft tall panels all around and the chicken wires to enclose the rest. I know a brooder must be warm and I will have heat lamps. But I will probably have to have a brooder inside the pen and have no idea with material would be suitable for isolation. Should I use a wooden box or a plastic box? Or other material?
     
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  2. Judy

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