Chicks at night...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by RebekahNicole, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. RebekahNicole

    RebekahNicole Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 8, 2010
    Sunny SoCal
    I'm getting a couple day-olds soon. At night, do I just leave the light on them like in the day? Will that set off their internal clock or whatever?
  2. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2009
    Central Virginia
    They don't seem to have much diurnal rhythm - not like the grown birds. I use a red light, with the idea that it's less like sunlight than the white heat lamps.

    I've also seen some really cool bulbs (porcelain) that emit heat, but no light. One of those would probably be ideal, but they are rather pricey for a bulb.

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