Quick Brooder Question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 5Chickens, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. 5Chickens

    5Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay. I may be getting about 15-18 chicks in June and I would like to go ahead and build the brooder. For this amount of chicks, how big will the brooder need to be? I would like the brooder to last until they are old enough to go in the big coop.

    Thank you to any fast feedback! [​IMG]
     
  2. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Figure on 1 square foot of floor area per chick and you will be OK to 8 wks.
     

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