Just finished my brooder. (almost)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by xSlingsho66, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. xSlingsho66

    xSlingsho66 In the Brooder

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    Havent figured out what I wanna do for a lid yet. Was gonna take a piece of wood. that has some of the mesh in it. and set my lamp on top of the mesh? its 24x48x22

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  2. chickenfarmer17

    chickenfarmer17 Chirping

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    not bad
     
  3. CowgirlPenny

    CowgirlPenny Songster

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    Cute! That should work for a few weeks!!
     
  4. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

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    Looks Good! I took the lazy way out. In Laws had an old Cattle watering trough turned upside down behind one of their garages for as long as I have known DH, who knows how long before that. So I helped myself to it, it's 8 feet long and about 2 feet wide, my three 3 week olds look so tiny in it compared to the rubbermaid they were in before, but 40 eggs just went into the incubator and 3 emus are set to hatch in a couple weeks, so it will get full fast!

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  5. xSlingsho66

    xSlingsho66 In the Brooder

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    Yeah when they outgrow it I think im going to basically give them the spare bedroom. Not sure how im gonna go about it yet. Dont want them soiling the floor.
     

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