Brooder designs?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by belibutn, May 7, 2008.

  1. belibutn

    belibutn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heya all. I am looking for some designs for brooders or ideas for brooders. I am going to need one to hold 15 layers (BOs, americaunas, and welsummers) and another one for 35 cornish rock crosses. we could house all 50 together for the first week, but after that, I think we will move the cornish rocks into the coop - I plan on having smaller walls inside the coop that I can move to have a brooder in it, then just pull it when it's no longer needed.

    Anyway... I figure a big ole rubber maid tub might work, or we were thinking about using this gigantic bath tub that we no longer use for it - we would just have to make it cat proof.\\

    So, if anyone has any suggestions, or links that I could find usefull, please let me know.
    Thanks
     
  2. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2007
    Riverside,CA
  3. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    If you go to the search section and put in brooders you will find lots of different designs from watermelon cardboard boxes from the grocery store to bathtubs in the house. Good luck on building your brooder and have fun with your babies [​IMG]
     
  4. peruvian_princess

    peruvian_princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is a thread on here with all kind of pictures of brooder designs anyone have the link to that thread?
     
  5. belibutn

    belibutn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome! This is the information I was looking for. I suppose I should use search more often. Thanks all!
     

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