chicks under light

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jack bache, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. jack bache

    jack bache Out Of The Brooder

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    hay i have had chickens for a long time now but i have never been sure on when you take them away from the light.
    what age?
    can i tell bye there feathers?
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  2. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Once the chicks are fully feathered, they no longer need the heat source.

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    Last edited: Dec 7, 2011
  3. jack bache

    jack bache Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks
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  4. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Ah, it varies, we had ours under the light for about a month, but that was partly because we were away on holiday while they were growing up. Usually, because it's hot down here, a couple of weeks is plenty. [​IMG]
     

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