cold weather juveniles

McGraw Brewd

Oct 31, 2015
I have some 5 week old juvenile chicks. The temp tonight is supposed to be 27 degrees. We have them closed in the roost, a tarp around the coop and a great lamp in there with them. Is this good enough?
Hello! Yes that should be plenty. You want them:
1. dry
2. Free from drafts
and because they are still young
3. a lamp.
Make sure they have water and room to get away from the heat if they want.
great to have you joining the BYC flock

Sounds good enough and at 5 week of age the chicks should have some feathers and cuddled up in a box will keep them warm with the lamp .....
glad you have joined us.

Sounds like you have it "covered" , just make sure the lamp is secured so it won't fall and agree with @OrganicFarmWife 's advice.
Thank you all. I open the flap during the day when the sun is shinning and let them run around for some fresh air and exercise.
I want happy ladies. Hopefully by spring I will start to get some eggs.

What breed of chicks do you have? Share some pictures if you'd like.

Thanks for joining us!

New posts New threads Active threads

Top Bottom