Chicken Brooder

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Kthomas, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. Kthomas

    Kthomas New Egg

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    Hey everyone, i am new to this and Google has officially freaked me out about heat lamps. I have my 2day old chicks in a plastic tub. My heat lamp is clamped onto my DVD shelf and i have a metal dog pen on top in case the lamp falls. Is there anything i should change or be concerned about? All help is aprreciated:)

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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    As long as the chicks are warm enough, then it looks fine to me. Chicks huddling together means they are cold. Avoiding the heat source means they are too warm. You can search for ideal temperatures for chicks.
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  3. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lamp may be a bit high but looks fine otherwise. Good luck.
     

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