Beginner raising different types of chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Esmeralda2018, Dec 5, 2018.

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  1. Esmeralda2018

    Esmeralda2018 Chirping

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    I have 58 chicks and I Let them stay in my living room to prevent cold weather changes.We still build their chicken pen and it's not easy.I was wondering if my chicks need heat lamp 9 weeks old they still in the box separately.Need some info.Thanks
     
  2. Haydog03

    Haydog03 Crowing

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    Hi! Welcome to BYC!!:welcome I wish I could help, but I have ducks. Hopefully someone will comment with more knowledge on the matter! Anywho, good luck and best wishes!
     
  3. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Crowing

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    58 chicks in a living room! Unless there's some unusual circumstances (i.e. you live in extreme climates) they absolutely do not need heat at 9 weeks and frankly should be getting acclimated to the temps so you can move them outside.
     
  4. alexa009

    alexa009 Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens!:welcomeWe are glad you joined the flock! BYC is a helpful site providing all of the information you need to know about poultry! There is always space for more members on the BYC roost!:highfive: They don't need a heat lamp at this stage. 58 chicks can be a handful to keep in the house. Hope you enjoy it here as much as we all do!
     
  5. Esmeralda2018

    Esmeralda2018 Chirping

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    Thanks.Just keep posting question somebody will give u answers 20181203_160038.jpg
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Wind? Bah!

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    :welcome

    Do you have a coop to put them in? From your picture, it looks like your weather is pretty nice (at least you have green grass in your yard!) so I would guess it's probably ok. I know I'd be real ready to get that many chickens out of the house as soon as possible! :D
     
  7. DobieLover

    DobieLover Crossing the Road

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    I would have to agree with @N F C . It looks warm enough where you are. I would get them out of the house ASAP.
    The second picture you posted is an Easter egger cockerel on the left. In case you didn't know you've got at least one male on your hands.
    Good luck with your flock!
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard Chickens
     
  9. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Set 40 eggs Jan. 2!

    Welcome to BYC!
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock!
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  10. 007Sean

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Happy to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :yesss:
     
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