I need the lowdown on the brooder temps please & free-ranging

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ssledoux, May 19, 2008.

  1. ssledoux

    ssledoux Songster

    Mar 14, 2007
    Can someone please break down the schedule of the temps and what they need to be when. I really appreciate it. I've got chicks a week apart, not in the same brooder, but need to know at what point they no longer need heat so I can put them together in our large brooder.

    Also, what's the earliest you've start letting yours free-range (locking up at night of course)?
  2. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    0 to 7 days 95
    week 2 90
    week 3 85
    week 4 80
    week 5 75
    week 6 70
    you can let them free range at 6 to 8 wks old.

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