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My newly constructed Brooder Box (pics)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by 92Pony, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. 92Pony

    92Pony Songster

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    I finally broke down and built myself a permanent brooder box. I saw some plans and pics of them on here, and combined that with some of my own ideas, and some left-over lumber. I'm pretty happy with how it turned out.


    Everything is pretty self-explanatory. The box is 48"x 30"x 24" tall. The shallow tray (6th pic down) is a removable tray that sits in the bottom of the box. Although it'll be a two-person-job, it will hopefully facilitate much easier cleaning of the box (lift out, dump, lower back in and start fresh). I was going to put legs on it, or even set it up on a table, but it ended up being so big that I think it will be fine sitting on the floor in the garage.

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  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Beautiful!
     
  3. Rockyriver

    Rockyriver In the Brooder

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    Looks great, its wild to look on here and not see two brooders just alike.
     
  4. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Songster

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    looks great!
     
  5. 92Pony

    92Pony Songster

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    Thanks!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Your garage floor can get real cold, put it on a couple of blocks and it will be better.


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  7. charmedbychickens

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    Very, very nice. Humm, Oooohhh huuubbbby! I have a new project for you!
     

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