Outside brooder right side
The heat source and thermostat are in here
Outside Brooder left side
There's a sliding door to close at night.
Outside Brooder full view
What a mess this scary looking thing saves us.
The drawer slides out on the right to clean.
It sits about six inches under a wire floor.
Ultra-high-tech cardboard brooder.  The industry standard by which all other brooders are measured!
Basement box brooders.
This is where we stage the peeps before they head outdoors.
As You'll see, there aren't too many things around our place that we didn't make ourselves.
Most materials come from auction, garage sales, and junk piles. Most of our lumber comes from local sawmills, or as scrap from construction sites. It all works, and it all makes sense! With a little time and patience you can save lots of money to put towards buying more chickens!!!
The Easy Chicken
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Brooder Pictures
This page was last updated on: January 15, 2010
This site was constructed by me, Scott Shilala, with help from the poultry hobbyist community, and support from my wonderful wife, Kelly Jo.
If you'd like to share pictures of your brooders, homemade or otherwise, we'd be happy to post them here!!!
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