1. omartorres

    omartorres Out Of The Brooder

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    hello every body,what is good size brooder pen for 6 bantams. If you have pictures please post,thanks:)
     
  2. TrystInn

    TrystInn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2009
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    For bantams: 2 square feet per chicken in the coop, 6 square feet per chicken in the pen.

    I'm afraid I don't have great pics, but here's the pen we built on to the side of our shed coop for ours.

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  3. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. omartorres

    omartorres Out Of The Brooder

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    they are about 4 weeks old
     
  5. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:at 4 weeks i move my babies out side in a grow out pen with a light
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  6. Hawkeye95

    Hawkeye95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:At 4 weeks, they are starting to get pretty big for a little brooder. I have a clear plastic storage container that I use when they are tiny with a screen and heat lamp over the top. Starting around 4 weeks, I put my chicks out in an empty horse stall out in the barn. When they're big enough, they can be put in with the bigger girls. [​IMG] Probably around 8 weeks or so.

    Oh- but I should say that I still bring them into the garage at night in a kennel with a heat lamp since they are still too little to be out in the freezing cold.
     
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  7. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont put them with my adult birds till there 6 to 12 months other wise they get picked on
     

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