Space ? brooder/water tank ordered chicks.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by farrier!, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. farrier!

    farrier! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 28, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    I am thrilled!!!! Finally ordered chicks.....so....

    I was thinking that the spare 150 gallon water tank (rubbermaid black) might work well for a brooder but am not sure if it is the best size. It will fit into the house and I can make a cover for it that hinges and hang the heat lamp easily and adjust height.

    I have a month to get ready in... [​IMG]

    Will this work and is it big enough for 30+ chicks?
     
  2. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    I'm pretty sure that's what they use for some of the chicks at my feed store, works great. What are the dimensions? I think it would work for 30 or so...


    Nancy
     

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