Chickens in a rabbit hutch?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by 2bostons, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. 2bostons

    2bostons New Egg

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    Hello - I have not posted to BYC and have a question that I need help in determining. I live in Atlanta GA; i am new to chickens; my chickens are now 7 weeks old and I need to move them out of the house. Please advise!! Is it too cold if they are in a rabbit hutch with very little draft and a heat lamp?
     
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Quote:At seven weeks, most of my birds are still under heat.... Is there a way to safely add heat to your hutch, without causing a danger of fire etc. Hope this is helpful. Nancy
     
  3. GA_in_GA

    GA_in_GA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:At seven weeks, most of my birds are still under heat.... Is there a way to safely add heat to your hutch, without causing a danger of fire etc. Hope this is helpful. Nancy

    Nancy,
    When do you move your chicks to an unheated environment? You know I will need to know this soon - thanks to your 19 overly fertile, well packaged eggs that are in my bator! [​IMG]
     

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