heat lamp or not?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Kathy1, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. Kathy1

    Kathy1 Songster

    I have 2 RIR's that are nowalmost 3 weeks they have alot of feathers, and at night I have had their heat lite on.
    Well they fly now and in the morning I find them out of the box and away from the lite. I have moved it raised in and also put a 60watt bulb in, I think that they do not want to have the lite on. Is it safe to try tonite without the lite? What would be the worst that would happen? They are not sleeping under it now at all.

    They are in a small closed room with no ac or fan so it is warm inthere
  2. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Songster

    Mar 6, 2008
    East Tennessee
    I would go down to a 40 watt and see what they do. What is the room temp where they are?

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