how old too cold

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by suguinn, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. suguinn

    suguinn New Egg

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    Hi

    My dd (9 yrs old) is a chicken fanatic. I finally broke down and bought two little chicks this spring. They are now 7 weeks old, and the apple of our eye! They have been spending most days outside since about 2 weeks, but we bring them inside every night. Night temperatures now range from 40 to 60. Since there are only two of them, I wonder if 40-50 is too cold for them to be outside without a heat source.

    Thank You
     
  2. fowlwoman1

    fowlwoman1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they would probably appreciate a heat lamp, but they will survive without it.
     

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