Night time Temperature

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jdoane, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. jdoane

    jdoane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks will likely be ready to move out to their coop in the next couple weeks. Their brooder is in our uninsulated garage and they have been without a heat lamp for a bunch of days. Last night we had our first frost (UGH!) so I gave them a tiny bit of heat in their brooder. We've also been spending some time out in the run during the day during cooler weather

    I am not planning on supplying heat in the coop. Once they are fully feathered and out there. - what temp do I need to worry about? Now that we've had our first frost I'm feeling more pressure to get them out there sooner than later!
     
  2. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    If they're fully feathered, temperature is no longer a big concern. Keep the wind off them while they sleep and they'll cuddle as needed.
     

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