6wk old mandarins

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by dgermanshepherd, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. dgermanshepherd

    dgermanshepherd Out Of The Brooder

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    How old are mandarins before they no longer need a heat lamp? I"m getting some soon that are 5-6wks old. and want to be prepared
     
  2. AliciaM

    AliciaM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 6 weeks old mandarins that were parent raised and when I brought them home a week ago, I put them in a pen with no heat lamp..The temps here have been realy warm, so no lamp was needed.. They have an area to get into to hide and the pen is covered against rain and they have shade.
     
  3. dgermanshepherd

    dgermanshepherd Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!!!
     

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