Potential Brooder ??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Reinbeau, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground

    Would a Pet Porter 36" x 28" by 30" tall be large enough to use as a brooder for 15 standard sized chickies? I've got kitties that are going to have a field day with them if I don't protect them.....how long could I keep all of them in there?
  2. airmom1c05

    airmom1c05 Songster

    Feb 3, 2008
    Raymond, Mississippi
    You couldn't keep them in there very long, but it's a good start!
  3. No doubt you can use it, but you will not be able to use it long at the rate they grow.
    It may give you enough time to get something else in the works.
    Enjoy the chicks!
  4. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground

    Well, then, let me ask a different question - how big of a brooder should my DH build to accommodate 15 chicks from when they come home here til they can go outside in mid-June or so? (I'm thinking it'll be mid-June when it's warm enough for them to go into their palatial accommodations we're busy building them, a 10x10' coop)? I'm getting them May 7.

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