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46 degrees. too cold?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ticks, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    My 5, 8 weeks old chicks are outside in the chick-n-hutch (temporarily) The temps are supposed to dip down into the high 40's. what do I do?
     
  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Crowing

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    AT 8 WEEKS OLD THEY SHOULD BE ALRIGHT. IT'S BEEN IN THE 30'S HERE AND I HAVE 6 WEEK OLD BIRDS OUTSIDE AND DIND'T LOSE ANY.
     
  3. morelcabin

    morelcabin Songster

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    They'll be fine. Mine have been without lights since 4 weeks, and low 30's nights
     

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