3 week old chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chickengirl1304, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How warm does it need to be for three weeks old chicks they are feathering out nicely? I want to move them from their box into a little pen but I am not sure how close to put their lights
     
  2. gcbsmommy

    gcbsmommy Out Of The Brooder

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    Where do you live?

    I live in central Florida and have 3 week old chicks (hatched 02/01). They are almost fully feathered out except for their necks and heads. I have them in a pen with chicken wire sides and no heat lamp in my enclosed back porch (it is in the low 80s here during the day). I weaned them off the lamp over the last week.
     
  3. SmallFlocker207

    SmallFlocker207 Out Of The Brooder

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    three week old chicks require at least 75-80 degree weather to feel comfortable
     
  4. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thank tou
     

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