BROODER thread! Post pics of your brooders!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by arwmommy, May 17, 2007.

  1. Eureka Jennifer

    Eureka Jennifer Out Of The Brooder

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    I am using a storage tote with a hardware cloth top, we have it set up for the arrival on 6-9-09. I had to put a towel over the top half of it to get the temp where it needed to be, I think it will be fine.

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    Not too bad for a first timer, I got tons of great ideas from all you experienced folks out there. Thanks !
     
  2. cinder_ella

    cinder_ella Out Of The Brooder

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    We used a large steralite container thingy and newspaper with paper towels on top as bedding...we have 21 banty chicks in it [​IMG]

    Testing before the chicks came in (we later decided not to use the fluff as bedding because they kept eating it instead of the food)
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    top view!
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    Nap time....awwwww
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  3. sloallie10

    sloallie10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CA
    Quote:how big is it?
     
  4. cinder_ella

    cinder_ella Out Of The Brooder

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    I dunno but we're not using it anymore....I just moved them into a cardboard box that is quite a bit bigger.
     
  5. tdgill

    tdgill Chillin' With My Peeps

    looking for the post/pic of adding and taping boxes together as the chicks grow...

    I really liked that! Seems so simple to add alot of space and then simply fold it up and get rid of it.
     
  6. wings

    wings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I might be able to post one later if I can find a pick for you...
     
  7. sangel4you

    sangel4you Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used that post as well....now if I can just find it for you I'll post it! actually...I think it was this thread? maybe mid nineties page wise...I'll look and brb
     
  8. sangel4you

    sangel4you Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:here ya go...the post with the boxes taped together...though I dont think this is quite the box I was thinking of...
     
  9. daisy_dukers

    daisy_dukers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my kiddy pool brooder.

    two 175W heat lamps(my basement is a cool 65'F)
    Chicks are on wood pellets


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  10. JudyMcKinn

    JudyMcKinn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm. That's a pretty inquisitive nose. LOL Believe I would keep an eye on him. Brooder looks great.
     

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