Baby chicks, panting / shaking - shivering

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by harmesonfarm, Sep 22, 2016.

  1. harmesonfarm

    harmesonfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 7, 2015
    Nanaimo, BC
    Hi all, we've got some baby chicks currently in a tote in our basement set at 90F.

    We've built a brooder for them in our unheated shop outside. Set up with a heat lamp that was steady at 90F.

    When i tried to transfer them to the brooder i checked after an hour or so and some of the chicks were panting / this a sign that it is too drafty?

    Some were to the edges of the lamp, some right under. I ended up moving them back into our tote set up, but its really not great for accommodation to them.
    They are just a week old now, with wing feathhers coming in and starting to get tail feathers.



  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    there's probably a draft

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