3 wks what temp

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Bantam Queen 6, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. Bantam Queen 6

    Bantam Queen 6 Out Of The Brooder

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    im freaking out i have no clue what temp the brooder should be for 4 3 week old silkie chicks any ideas?[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. lemurchaser

    lemurchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At least 80-85 F. I always have a really warm spot (95-100) and then spaces that are cooler so they can regulate their own temperature.
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Mid 70's, in the house. If I got it any warmer, they would get away from it, even up high on its pulley.
     
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  4. dillonkane1994

    dillonkane1994 Out Of The Brooder

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    You usually take off 5 degrees every week starting off at around 95 degrees. So I would keep them temperature at around 80 degrees.
     
  5. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    78-80 has worked for me.
     

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