How much space do 10 chicks need with each passing week?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ChickCrazed, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. ChickCrazed

    ChickCrazed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I have heard chicks grow quickly and I'm trying to organize the size brooders I will need as they grow. I will have about 10. I know they can initially be in a large plastic tote type container, but does anyone have any recommendations on the various sizes I will need as they grow so I can be prepared?
     
  2. seann

    seann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need to know too, but I heard they eventually need 2.5 sqft per bird.
    So that means 25 sqft is required for your case.
     
  3. ChickCrazed

    ChickCrazed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is that full grown or until they can move out to the coop? I figure I'll have to keep them in a bit longer because of the weather, maybe until they are 6-8 weeks old, but have no idea how big they will be by that point!
     

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