I have a few options

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by nikkirae123, Feb 10, 2015.

  1. nikkirae123

    nikkirae123 Hatching

    Feb 8, 2015
    I have a 40 gal tank with top (made for lizard) I also have [​IMG]something like that. What would work better for the first 2 weeks. They will be inside my house in a very warm room. After they are a bit older I will be putting them into a dog pen.
  2. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Crowing

    Jan 24, 2014
    Buffalo Wyoming
    I assume you are talking about newborn chicks. I use a wire cage like you have shown. But even tho it is in our warm house they still need a source of heat such as a brooder lamp with a regular 40 or 60 watt bulb. This should give chicks the 95 degrees they need the first week. I also have a sheet covering the top and 3 sides. The 40 gallon tank would also work as long as they have ventilation. [​IMG]

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