is this brooder big enough?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by patandchickens, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    (Pardon the semi-repeat of question, but I really need input please...)

    Will a 3x3' cardboard box be large enough for 20 chicks, for just the first 2 weeks or so? (with a lamp over it obviously) (e.t.a. - I have other brooder arrangements for them after that, but want them in the basement the first coupla weeks))


    Pat, picking up chicks this weekend
     
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2008
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    YES
     
  3. newnanchic

    newnanchic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think tha will be fine living quarters for the first 3-4 weeks!!!
     
  4. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    Ok, thanks very much!

    Off to go bring the boxes and duct-tape up from storage,

    Pat
     

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