Outdoor brooders and rain

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by salunra, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. salunra

    salunra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For those of you with outdoor brooders.... how do you keep them out of the rain? In the coop.... covered porch.... ?
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    Mine is in the coop.
     
  3. HorizonSon

    HorizonSon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is just temporary, but it has been working well. We skirted around the bottom of the "coop to be" with plywood on three sides and glass on the south side. We cover the glass at night with foamboard. They have been out there since about an hour after getting home with them.





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  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Mines a deep freeze.... It has the lid closed with a block under it.
     

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