how much space in brooder?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by RioLindoAz, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    How big is your brooder? How much space per chick? Will chicks grow big enough in a small space? I'm raising silkies in two sqare feet. Can someone also show me a pic of a 5 week old silkie?

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  2. alex

    alex Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    well, mine are 3-4 weeks old and they are living in a not so big box. . .but i'm going to put them in there coop pretty soon. . .becouse around here its about 80% each day!

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