hot summer temps and new hatchlings

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by momahenTN, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. momahenTN

    momahenTN In the Brooder

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    i live in n.w. tennessee. just had 10 cochin and 4 bantams to hatch. have moved them to my brooder in the barn. i have the heat lamp on them. is it too much for them during the day as temps climb?
     
  2. basicliving

    basicliving Keepin' the sunny side up

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    Is your brooder large enough that they can get completely away from the heat lamp if desired? If you are home during the day, I would just check the temps off and on and adjust lamp accordingly. If not, I would just make sure they have plenty of space so they can get away from the heat if it's too hot.
     

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