65 degrees at 6 weeks old?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Barbeque, May 25, 2010.

  1. Barbeque

    Barbeque Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There will be a low of 65 degrees tonight, and I put them out in their new coop. There are 7 of them, so even if they are a bit cold, then can huddle, right?
     
  2. NancyinAlaska

    NancyinAlaska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live where it's still getting down to 35 at night, I keep chicks in a home-made brooder, 2'x3' and have an 85 watt red bulb for heat. At 4 weeks I put them in a little coop with a run, same light is on inside until about 51/2 weeks and then I let nature take it's course, and I've never lost any. Maybe this helps???? Taker Easy!!
     
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Yes, they should do fine at 65 degrees for the night... [​IMG] Now, if you haven't been turning the light off at night time in their brooder, they may freak out a little over the darkness...
     
  4. Barbeque

    Barbeque Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Will they be okay?
    I haven't done that, actually ):
    I shoulda thought of it!!!!!
     

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