What brooder to use

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Tigger123, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. Tigger123

    Tigger123 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 19, 2016
    My chicks are 2 weeks old and now and too big for there small container they are in now, what is best to use next after this?
  2. JackE

    JackE Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 26, 2010
    North Eastern Md.
    Build a bigger brooder. Size of it, depends on how many chicks you have. My brooder is 3X5'. I've raised a doz chicks in it at a time. But they spend no more than a couple of months in there, before they go to the coop. And when they go there, they are in a chicken wire enclosed nursery, until they get just about as big as the older hens.

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