Heating question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Nigellas, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. Nigellas

    Nigellas Songster

    Jun 14, 2008
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Are puppy piles OK, if it's not right under the light, or does that still mean they need more heat?

    And on the opposite range - If they are laying directly under the light, but not packed on top of each other, is that ok too?

  2. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Songster

    Dec 17, 2010
    Under Your bed
    If they're all piling up on eachother right under the light, they may be a little chilly.

    If they're not under the light then they're probably fine. If they're all spread out, thats

    good. It means they're comfortable.
  3. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    They will cuddle up right next to each other to sleep when they are young. You'll see the difference between cuddling and piling.

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