Do I still need a heat lamp?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by karlamaria, May 21, 2011.

  1. karlamaria

    karlamaria Songster

    Jan 30, 2011
    Western montana
    Chickens are now feathered out, and in there own coop, do I need the heat lamp if it's 39 tonight? There is 6 girls in the coop, can they handle it this cold at 10/12 weeks old ?

  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    They should be fine.
  3. nancypo

    nancypo Songster

    Mar 26, 2010
    My Coop
    Make sure it's draft-free, and plenty of bedding to cuddle in [​IMG]
  4. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Crowing Premium Member

    No time like the present. At 10-12 weeks they need no more babying, that's for sure. If they roost, they'll just fluff up their feathers and cuddle closer to one another. It's what the robins and sparrows are going to do as well. [​IMG][​IMG]

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