How much brooder space for 3-4 Bantam Frizzle Polish chicks?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by BantyChickenLuv, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. BantyChickenLuv

    BantyChickenLuv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I was debating which thread I should put this in, between Incubating and Hatching Eggs. (?) So I ended up with this one. Next month, I am getting some Bantam Polish Frizzle chicks at a show from someone who made a deal with me. I am hoping to get 3-4, but it really depends. Anyways, how much brooder space would be optimum for them? I have used the Rubbermaid tubs when brooding other chicks but I'd like to know what size is best. I am willing to go out and purchase bigger ones if needed, because we don't have time to build a brooder even though in the long run it would benefit. Thanks for any help!
     
  2. RaspyRoosterFarms

    RaspyRoosterFarms Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd say the tubs would be fine for 3 or 4. I have brooded 10 or more in totes until they outgrew them, Then I have some converted rabbit cages i put them in or old water stock tanks. I havent gotten around to building my permanent brooder yet either. I'd send a pic but the water tank has water for goats and the rabbit cages are full of rabbits. :)
     

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