- Jan 1, 2018
I'm thinking that once my chicks are four weeks, I'll take them out of the brooder and move them into the garage. It gets down to thirty degrees in there. Will it be too much of a drastic temp drop for them? Or do you think I should keep the lamp on in the garage and then eventually taper off? I was thinking of them being in the garage for about three weeks so that at seven weeks, once they are fully feathered, they can move outdoors to where it can get in the mid 20s at nighttime. It seems to me that raising chicks in the wintertime is daunting and I don't want to hurt them. I'm new at this and should I just wait until spring, or does it not matter? I'm very lost and confused thanks for your help!