caring for new born chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by onetbcamiller, May 10, 2009.

  1. onetbcamiller

    onetbcamiller New Egg

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    I need to know where would be the best place to keep my babies so they don't get too cold or too warm? Also what is the best temp for them until they are old enough.
     
  2. ChickyLaura

    ChickyLaura The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Mar 31, 2009
    Eastern/Central PA
    Look around, use the "Search" tool on BYC. You will find tons of info!
     
  3. christytrav

    christytrav Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The learning center at the top of your tool bar has lots of good info on raising chicks. I would suggest you go there and read all about it. You want your brooder temp to be 95-100 F for the first week. Then you can drop the temp by 5 degrees every week after that. Good luck.
     
  4. onetbcamiller

    onetbcamiller New Egg

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    Thanks for the tip. I will check it out.
     

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