Moving Broiler Chicks to Grass!

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by 9blessings, Jun 17, 2017.

  1. 9blessings

    9blessings Out Of The Brooder

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    (32) 3 week old Cornish Crosses going out on grass today! Wanted to share the pics with you all!

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    My brooder set up (they've been off heat for about 5 days - "hardening off")....clueless that their lives are about to change!



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    At 3 weeks old, feathering nicely and getting big.


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    Whaat? I was eating here....


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    Oh wait....there's food out here too! Hey! This isn't half bad....


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    Time to clean up for the next batch ;-)
     
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    That's a nice brooder.
     
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  3. 9blessings

    9blessings Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! It was part of a walkway attached to our house when we bought it (there was an older lady who lived here before). We removed it to build a bigger deck last summer and my husband turned it into a brooder with the addition of some linoleum on the deck boards. Works great and fit perfectly in the "working" part of the coop.
     
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