i have a heat lamp on for chickens...i have a question !!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dechicks, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. dechicks

    dechicks Out Of The Brooder

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    there up all night eating walking around crowing laying eggs is it bc of heat lamp? do they need a heat lamp?
     
  2. frostbite

    frostbite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put the heat lamp on only when it's below zero (F), or if the chickens are looking uncomfortable. They have down coats on, so save some money on your electric bill and turn the thing off! Mine seem pretty happy.
     

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