light in coop question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by blueseal, May 10, 2009.

  1. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a light in the coop for my 6 week olds. is it alright to turn it off during the day. its in the 50s and 60s and 70s here.
     
  2. card5640

    card5640 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today I just switched from a 250 watt to a 90 watt. If its going to be a chilly day I keep it on. I also keep in on at night.
     
  3. calgal98

    calgal98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My six week olds chose to sleep without the light. They moved to the far corner. Mine are well feathered. At six weeks I figure they are ready. If with a hen they would be on their own long ago. Can't imagine a hen with all of those six week old chicks under them!!
     
  4. Blondie

    Blondie Chillin' With My Peeps

    I keep a night light in my chicken coop and the goat barn. Makes ME feel better, anyway!!! [​IMG]
     

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