DH said no more chicks in the basement - how many times have we heard that one? I had to have something outside and get them out there as soon as they are dry. I put this together from playpen panels and hardware cloth - with the brooder box at one end. The whole thing is inside an unused dog kennel. When I went out to take the pictures, it was nearly 100degrees at the brooder box end. I will definitely need to get another piece of shade cloth over the corner. Need opinions on whether or not I will need to hang a lamp over the box. It is 90-95 daily, and staying in the mid 70s at night. I'm thinking perhaps I should hang it for the overnight and turn it off before the sun comes up. What do you all think?