Drafts are bad...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by I Dream 0f Chickens *U*, May 23, 2010.

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    I Dream 0f Chickens *U* Out Of The Brooder

    May 18, 2010
    Broussard, LA
    So drafts are bad for chicks, but are fans OK? My brooder is in my garage and the temp is still at 88. I have a fan blowing on them. Are drafts just a concern with cool temps?

    Also, my chicks are 2 weeks old. Them lows here allegedly are in the low 70s, though I don't think I've seen that on my thermometer. The highs are in the low 90s. I kept them in the house today so I could try to regulate the temperature (shhh... don't tell my hubby). So at 2 weeks I should be shooting for 80 degrees. Do I need to keep them inside or are temps (within reason) higher than the guidelines OK?

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