can i brood 25, 1 day old chicks in my coop in maine in febuary

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by blueseal, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    as long as i have a 100 watt light on them and its draft free . will they be alright. brooding in the house wont work with 4 house cats .i would come home from work to no chicks .
     
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  2. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Quote:Too cold if outdoor coop. At 25 days I would still want ambient temperature in at least the 70's. Somewhere there is a rule of thumb set of recommendations relating age to optimal temperature.
     
  3. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Too cold if outdoor coop. At 25 days I would still want ambient temperature in at least the 70's. Somewhere there is a rule of thumb set of recommendations relating age to optimal temperature.

    i meant 25, 1 day old chicks. as long as i can keep the temp in the brooder 95degrees . guess i can lock them in the bathroom from the cats.
     

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