Can I take the heat lamp away now?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by willowbranchfarm, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    There 8 week's old today and they have all there feathers I think. Some time's it get's cold at night.
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Oh sure. 8 weeks old is indeed time to remove the heat. If want to take a couple of nights to acclimate them, you can, by using just a 40 watt bulb, but actually, there's no need. They'll huddle up and be just fine.
     
  3. willowbranchfarm

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    Ok thanks so much. [​IMG]
     
  4. I usally tacke it away at 6 to 7 weeks.
     

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