Can I turn off the light?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by beccawprice, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. beccawprice

    beccawprice Out Of The Brooder

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    My 3 week old meaties are in a small tractor outside. They have lots of feathers, but aren't all the way. Night time temperatures are about 40. Can I turn out the heat lamp at night yet and get them into the big tractor? These birds are HUGE and it's time to make the switch.
     
  2. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
    Tulsa, OK
    I would think at 3 weeks they're still pretty little to be in 40 degree conditions without heat.
     
  3. jaku

    jaku Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'd keep the heat on them at night for awhile.
     

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