almost a month old

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by LittleChickenGirl2011, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. LittleChickenGirl2011

    LittleChickenGirl2011 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mah no so little babies are now 3.5 to 4 weeks old (some hatched early, others a couple days late) they have feathers on their wings and backs, and tails, some have neck fethers, others are just starting to develp them a little.... bellies and under the wings are still all fluff...i have the heat pretty low, but is it time to turn it off completely?
     
  2. chickensbythesea

    chickensbythesea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Inside or outside?
    Don't have the temperature drop like 40 degrees overnight if you can avoid it, but if they're in a room temp environment, I'd turn it off, and just keep an eye on them for cold-huddling
     
  3. LittleChickenGirl2011

    LittleChickenGirl2011 Out Of The Brooder

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    inside, in my room, its a fairly warm room about 70-75 degrees during the day.
     
  4. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they're inside the house, you don't need supplemental heat at this point unless the temp can drop to the 40's or below.
     
  5. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    inside no heat needed.. Outside or in a shed or garage, yes keep the lamp on for a week or so more!!!
     

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