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Brooder

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by wing it, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. wing it

    wing it Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what is a good size brooder for 12 chicks
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    A large cardboard box is fine usually.
     
  3. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    I used a baby pool with a screen over it for the first two weeks, then moved them to an outside brooder that was 2'x8'. At 4 weeks I started moving them to the big girl area as they got big enough to not squeeze through the fence. I'm getting new chicks next week and plan on doing the same thing again.
     
  4. wing it

    wing it Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you think i will make a plywood box
     

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