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DIY Brooder

DIY Brooder

Learn to make your own heated house for chickens.
  • Plastic storage bin with lid
  • Piece of mesh screen
  • Thin piece of scrap wood apron 1/8” thick and 2” wide
  • Utility knife
  • 8 machine screws with nuts


- Use a utility knife to cut rectangle out of lid of bin

- Cut screen slightly larger than cut opening

- Cut wood into 4 pieces that will frame opening

- Drill holes through wood and into lid in two places on each piece

- Use bolts to sandwich wood and screen to lid

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