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Light and feed?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MRNpoultry, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    My chicks are 1 month 2 weeks old. When I looked into there box they panting, so I raised my light 2 inches. The tempature is 80 - 85 degrees. Could they go with out the light? I am going to check to see what the low is to night. They are on southren states brand medicated feed, I have a bag of dumor no-medicated. Have they built up a resitance yet?

    Thanks for any help
     
  2. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    The low is 59 degrees.
     
  3. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    at 6wks old you can turn the light off.if they are panting that ,eans they are to hot.turn your light off they dont need it.
     
  4. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    Thanks, I am going down there right now. I didn't know if if 60 was to cold. Pretty soon they will be moving outside.
     
  5. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    Just turned off the light. I am going to go down to the garge later an check on them.
     

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