How long do chickens need heat light

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Axle Quails, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well they fully feathered and got a heat light - i got quails just hatched and i need it

    their 4 weeks old - so ? can i take it away - it is warm at night so can i
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    They should be fine if they're fully feathered. As long as your coop isn't drafty, they should be OK.
     
  3. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    their in our shed so it be okay then [​IMG]
     
  4. Anianna

    Anianna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless it is very cold where you are, I say go for it. Mine went outside without a heat lamp at 4.5 weeks and they aren't even in an enclosed building. The walls are just wire. I check on them frequently and they have shown no signs of distress or illness. They have been in temperatures ranging from the 50s to the 90s without issue.
     
  5. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it not cold i live in england and we been getting very warm weather
     

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