Take a Tour of Our Chick Brooder

We've somehow managed to build the perfect brooder. I can't totally toot my own horn here, because this is a combination of all the research and reading I've done which is just a bunch of other people's know how, Jared's ingenuity, and the desire to reuse as much as possible. This little farm thing we have going on needs goats someday, and goats cost money. Every dollar we spend on the chicks today is a dollar we don't have for future goats. I didn't want to buy a brooder that only had one purpose then collected dust. Or really rust. Do things get dusty in Ohio? I feel like there's more moisture here than dirt.

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So, You Want to Raise Baby Chicks, Eh?

Mother Hen. That's what you can call me for now. Because baby chicks are a lot of dang work. Did I know baby chicks would be so much work? I sure did, because baby anything is a lot of work. I also did a ton of research before we chose breeds, picked out chicken gear, etc. Every time I do something new I make it a point to learn as much as possible so I know what I am getting myself into.

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