chicks smothering each other

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by romeo11, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. romeo11

    romeo11 New Egg

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    My 6 week old chickens are smothering each other in the coop at night. They have a light on as it is still in the 30's at night.Any suggestions
     
  2. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My suggestion is that if its in the 30's they shouldn't be outside at all. They are probably smothering each other, so that they all fit under the light because it is so cold out. They need to be inside if they are 6 weeks old overnight.
     
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