just and idea for chick brooder!

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    I went to our local grocery store and got one of those huge boxes they use for bags of potatoes 4 ft tall and like a baby pool size around covered the top with chicken wire. The door was made by cutting two top to bottom cuts about 1ft apart then just pull down to open push back to close. The heat lamp is just hanging with the cord pulled through the wire on top added wood chips and water and feeder good to go plenty of room to run around to clean I just put the chicks in a rubber made tub and use the shop vac to clean it out.plus while at the grocery store they gave me veggies for my big chickens too that were headed for the trash!
     
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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    You have stumbled across a very popular brooder "design" -- perhaps you can post some photos so folks can see how you have your's setup.
     
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