First night with lights off

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mrv19, Mar 26, 2016.

  1. mrv19

    mrv19 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2016
    Well the chicks are officially at room temp round the clock now at 18 days old. For the last 5 days or so they had heat only at night. They move to the coop hopefully within the week as soon as its done. So tonight is officially first night without the red light and in the dark. No freaking out. Just soft purring noises. I do believe that keeping yhem in a sunny room with the red lamp helped, they always seemed to know nighttime by how dark the rest of the room got. And theyd sleep. Im happy tonight seems no different:)..i was afraid the dark would startle them
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2016
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Flock Master

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains
    Sounds like you are doing great! [​IMG]
    Good luck with your babies.

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