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BROODER QUESTION..........

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Shkittles, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. Shkittles

    Shkittles Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] we just bought the stuff to make our brooder for our chicks which are coming March 16th and were wondering if a 1X2 would work for a roost in the brooder? Also, how high would it need to be up off the ground?

    Thanks

    [​IMG] !Shkittles! [​IMG]
     
  2. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    a brooder does not need a roost but its nice to have one, make them in 6-8 inch increments off the ground I would think.

    oh and 1x2 might be a bit wide at first make the lower ones dowels or 1"x1" then the tallest one can be the 1x2
     
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2009

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