Are my chicks to cold?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chad Nolen, Mar 17, 2018.

  1. Chad Nolen

    Chad Nolen In the Brooder

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    Are my chicks to cold that it may cause a loss or two?
     

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  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Crossing the Road

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    The way they're huddled under that lamp, I would say they are probably not getting enough heat. And yes - that would cause losses.
     
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  3. Are they jumping on each other and crushing those underneath? I do agree with Bobbi-j, they are awful huddled underneath. Is there a draft in the room? That might be the problem too. Do you have a thermometer?
     
  4. blackdog043

    blackdog043 Crowing

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    What size bulb are you using, they shouldn't be huddled like that. They're gonna fly out of there, without it being covered. What's in the other one next to it?
     
  5. Peppercorngal

    Peppercorngal Songster

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    Yes, it looks like the chicks are piled up together under the light for warmth. I suggest a second light. I needed two for my flock of 28 chicks. :D
     

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