Need advice soon about having 16 day old chicks in coop

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by intownfarmer, May 15, 2009.

  1. intownfarmer

    intownfarmer Out Of The Brooder

    May 3, 2009
    My chicks were stinking to high heaven and putting dust everywhere. I made a make-shift area in my coop by dividing the 4x8 section in half. I put them in it for the night. THey have alight and under the light it is about 82*F. The ourside air tonight will be about 40*F. Are they going to be ok? The coop has two "window" screen holes way up the wall and I have no way to close it. I don't want them to freeze. When I checked on them they seemed alright, they were not all hudled up...any advice is appreciated.
  2. CATRAY44

    CATRAY44 Lard Cookin Chicken Woman

    I would think that if they have a heat lamp and are not chirping in distress they should be ok. Maybe someone with more experience can help out. Can you check on them for a bit to make sure they are still peaceful?

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