Best brooder?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by aaronburton87, Jun 5, 2016.

  1. aaronburton87

    aaronburton87 Out Of The Brooder

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    I need some help with my brooder setup. It will have 10 ducklings and 2 goslings.
    I have all of yhe supplies, but ehat is the best brooder size?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    There are things you need to factor into it like how many weeks before they are moved out, are they going outside for warm days? Are you planning on just keeping them in a brooder? I usually brood for about a week or two than move them to something larger, than they go outside during the day, so for me the size needed changes.
     
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    I don't plan on keeping in there for ay more than 1 wwek. Outdoor temp is in the hogh 80s amd low 90s
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    2x3 would be the smallest I would make it, 3x3 might be about right, many use a kiddy pool for ducks, so that's a possibility.
     

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