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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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