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eight 3 week old chicks, can they handle 69 Degrees at night?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DENALI, Jul 25, 2008.


    DENALI Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    without a heat lamp?
  2. chiknlady

    chiknlady Songster

    May 12, 2008
    SE PA
    I would say it depends on their feathering--but ideally they should be 5-6 weeks before making their final move. If you are keeping them cooped up in a shelter with no drafts you might be able to sneak them out sooner...don't rush it--they will be outside for the duration once they get there...and the risks of a premature chill will ruin all of your hard work...Good luck

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