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Chicks During The Winter

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by GoldenChicks16, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. GoldenChicks16

    GoldenChicks16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, we have about 36 eggs inside of the incubator right now. It's still cold outside, and with our first big hatch, were building a nursery just for the chicks. How does everyone keep their chicks warm during the winter?
     
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Warm, before that I worry about the drafts first then a bed of straw for them to bed down on and as long as it is above -0 degrees F I let them huddle together but I rarely hatch less then 10 at least and only put them outside at 4 weeks of age when they are almost fully feathered alright 1/2 way there and I have never had a problem yet .......










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