This is our chick set up. It’s not particularly exciting but it’s good for when they are small. I turned the lamp off for a sec to get a better pic, but you can see they have food, water, a lamp, and a place to perch. In about 2 weeks they will be too big for this, and will move over to one of those hexagon folding gate things, and the ducks will hopefully hatch and use this.

When you’re setting up your brooder keep in mind that chick poop smells bad. This wasn’t something I had considered last year when we raised our first chicks, having them indoors would be exceptionally stinky (even if you changed the shavings every 48 hours). We are lucky to have a garage!

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