Getting ready for hatch and shipped chicks next week

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lazy gardener, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

    Nov 7, 2012
    Picking up some appliance boxes to use as NICU for first couple of days. Then the chicks will all be moving out to their coop along with their MHP brooder. I will be building a new frame to support 2 HP together to = 12 x 39". The build is super easy: a piece of fencing, a sheeting tube to slide over heating pads and fencing, and I think I'll put some legs on this mega MHP in the middle to keep it from collapsing when 40 chicks all decide they want to get on top at once. And, of course, the obligatory red neck duct tape and painters tape.

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