What brooder to use

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

  1. Tigger123

    Tigger123 Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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    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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