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New Brooder Box

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by billyamy, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. billyamy

    billyamy In the Brooder

    Mar 10, 2013
    Metamora, Michigan
    We just built this today for our chicks and it only took about an hour and a half. Much more room for them and a lot more sturdy than the old cardboard box. Best part is we can use it each year for our new chicks!!!

    Dimensions: 60"x24"x24".
    Materials: 2x4s, 1x2s, OSB boards, poultry fencing and screws.
    We also added a hinged lid with loop locks for when they start trying to 'fly the coop.'

    Can't wait to take a stab at building our coop outside in a few weeks. Still cold here in Michigan so we have just been gathering all our materials so far.


    Last edited: Mar 17, 2013

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