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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Pampered Hen, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. Pampered Hen

    Pampered Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can baby chicks be raised without natural light during their first weeks in life or will they develop some sort of nutritional deficiency?
     
  2. Carolina Chicken Man

    Carolina Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I brooded my baby chicks in a big tuperware container in my garage. It was April last year, and it was pretty chilly at night particularly. I used a 100 watt light on them for heat. They did not get much natural light in the garage, and they did not have a problem.
     

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