New Brooder from Hanging Wardrobe Box

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by happima, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. happima

    happima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to share my new brooder. My 4 and 3 week chicks were outgrowing their rubbermaid container and they were getting the brooder litter in their water and food faster than I could clean. I had to find a new solution.

    Went into my garage and located a wardrobe box, which came with a roosting pole (the pole used for hanging clothes). Took part of the box and made a wall with a hole to separate water/feed area from rest of brooder. Feeder/Water area has paper towel floors and rest of brooder dried corn litter. The chicks seem to love it so far and the feed/water area is staying much cleaner.

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  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    Looks GREAT!!! Coongrats [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. lvchicken

    lvchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2011
    How creative! Your chicks are sooo cute!! [​IMG]
     
  4. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Very clever idea.
     

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