Ah, Spring. That time of year when fuzzy baby chicks flood the feed stores and chicks go to new homes on impulse buys. I admit- I’ve been known to surprise the hubby with a few new chicks “just because.” But I also knew I had a ready to go chick brooder box for them. Buying […]
As much as I love backyard chickens and chicks, we don’t always have chicks on the homestead, thus don’t need a brooder box all the time. It took some thinking, but I finally came up with a design that works perfectly for us. Behold, the DIY Folding Chick Brooder.
We’ve raised four different batches of chicks and this is the year I’ve made an official chick brooder box. I used the tutorial from Fresh Eggs Daily and I was very pleased so I figured I would share my own results.
When you first bring your new chicks home, or hatch out some eggs, you will need a place that the babies can call home. This is called a brooder and there are lots of different ways to create a brooder. I will share with you 6 ways you can create a brooder, maybe even out […]