Hover question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by dennymeyrand, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. dennymeyrand

    dennymeyrand Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a homemade hover I built and can't get it to maintain the temp at 95°. Would putting an apron around it help and will the chicks know how to go through it to get to the heat?
     
  2. jetdog

    jetdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't wotty about the exact temperature, I got it close but they will move closer or away to make themselves feel comfortable, I think it's more important to have an area where they can get away from the heat so you don't cook them.
     
  3. dennymeyrand

    dennymeyrand Out Of The Brooder

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    It runs between 85 and 100 under the hover and I have a small heater in the building keeping it around 60 degrees elsewhere. Will they be ok with that?
     
  4. jetdog

    jetdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they will be fine they will come and go as they get to hot or cold, they will find a comfortable place somewhere in the middle.
     

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