New Chicks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ksulley, May 26, 2011.

  1. ksulley

    ksulley Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 new chicks. If it is real hot out do they still need a lamp on? 90 out today!
    Also I brought them home. They put them in a little paper bag.
    The older one is just laying there. Looks real hot. Gave her some water and she did
    eat but isnt moving much.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    they need 95* first week of life and every week after you drop it 5 degrees. but they might have gotten over heated inside the paper bag. How are they doing now? a little sugar water would probably help.
     

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