Finiished my new brooder and chick raiser!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by wbruder17, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Songster

    Jun 7, 2010
    Portland, OR
    Here iis my new hutch, built to brood, hatch and raise my chickies. I'm so proud! I've been using tupperwares and dog crates. The busineess is up and running with 3 new chickies... Mille Flleur D'Uccle /Silkie.

    Through many trials and errors with buying hutches etc....this one has an aviary wire lid that opens for easy access and to hang the heat lamp. A large door into the "run" for cleaning etc. The other door has a circle window for more viewing. Is comppletely enclosed and has a hardware cloth floor for protection and grazing. I may add wheels later to move it around more easily.

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  2. Looks great! [​IMG]
     
  3. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Songster

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    Nice ![​IMG]
     
  4. new2chickens2011

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    Ooh, nice nice nice! [​IMG]
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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  6. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Songster

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    Sunny side up :)
    I like the round window! Is that plexiglass on it?
     
  7. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Songster

    Jun 7, 2010
    Portland, OR
    Quote:Yes. Its inlaid in between the plywood on the door... this is my favorite part about the hutch. It. Gives it a "hobbit" look. The door is functional, but I made a door on top as well foor easy access and more viewabiliity. YourLinkGoesHere [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2011
  8. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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    Very nice! [​IMG]
     
  9. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Songster

    Jun 7, 2010
    Portland, OR
    Thanks! Its absplutely perfect this time. After so many trial and errors, its so good to finally get it the way I want!

    Now, if I could just do the same with the big girl coop![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2011

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