Broad-spectrum light?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rfrank1991, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. rfrank1991

    rfrank1991 New Egg

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    Is it ok to have the brooder in a dark room with just an infrared light, or should chicks be exposed to some hours of more broad spectrum light to imitate day/night?
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I would give them more light, not a dark room. They need the lamp for heat when they are little.
     

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