How cold is too cold?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chaz1, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. chaz1

    chaz1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have chicks that are 5 weeks and 4 weeks.:.. they have been outside for about week now full time.... But its going to be COLD the next couple nights about 24-26 degrees.... Will they be able to regulate themselves tempurature wise?... Thy still have the he lamp in thier coop/run...?
     
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  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Make sure there are no drafts on them and I don't know how big your coop is? I like having 2 heat lamps on chicks outside if they are not yet fully feathered out. Just, in case a lamp burns out - they would still have one for heat. Hope this winter ends soon! Stay warm.
     
  3. chaz1

    chaz1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks.... I hope it sooon to be over as well..... Since day has broken I will go check on my fine feathered friends..... Most of them I believe will be fine but I have a couple runts.... Lol
     

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