Pool party at the Brooder with a View

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cheezenkwackers, Mar 25, 2018.

  1. cheezenkwackers

    cheezenkwackers Songster

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    After reading the article, on this sight, about chicks who when raised in a brooder where they could see out the sides, became much less scared and friendlier chickens, I decided to build a brooder with a view for my ducklings. I cut/melted a large rectangle out of the side of a large plastic tub with a soldering iron, edged it with duct tape and covered it with a gutter-screen door. So far, it is working really well. Today, they are four days old. Every few hours, I open the screen door and let them swim. They make it a party. Spring Break duckling style!
     
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2018
  2. CarleeAnn

    CarleeAnn Songster

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    How creative and fun! And soooo cute! :love
     
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  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    That was adorable and so cleaver.
    :thumbsup
     
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  4. stuka123

    stuka123 Songster

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    I LOVE THAT IDEA!!!
     
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  5. DuckCheese

    DuckCheese Chirping

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    So cute!! Great idea!
     
  6. cmillerrun89

    cmillerrun89 Songster

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    :weetoo cute! I'm tempted to put a "window" in my brooder too so they can get accustomed to the commotion. Thanks for the inspiration!
     
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