Chicks 6 weeks.... in the 40's at night....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DebB11, Apr 29, 2011.

  1. DebB11

    DebB11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    will they be ok without a heat lamp? I haven't had the lamp on them for a couple weeks now, they have been outside the past 2 nights but tonight is the coolest so far..I think they are forecasting a low of 48 but I know it wind up cooler than that especially since we are outside the city... They appear to be fully feathered except maybe a bit on their underside....
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    At six weeks they are fully feathered and they'll be fine.
     
  3. DebB11

    DebB11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you;)
     
  4. j0n

    j0n Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine are almost 6 weeks and I put them out last night for the first time. It went down to 48. They were all huddled together in the nesting box in the morning, but they were fine and up and chirpy when it warmed up.
     

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