Huddlers

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Shrader, Apr 7, 2007.

  1. Shrader

    Shrader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard that if the chicks huddle close to the heat source, they're too cold and if they're spread out away from the source, they're too hot. My chicks have been huddling away from the heat -- what does this mean? Their box seems warm but not too hot. I'm confused. Thanks.
     
  2. chooky2005

    chooky2005 Out Of The Brooder

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    if your chicks are huddleing away from the heat sauce that suggest that theres either a draft in the brooder or they are too hot under the lamp and too cold not under it
     
  3. Shrader

    Shrader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. You were right. There was a draft. I covered it and now they seem happier.
     

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