Oh No! Heat lamp went out!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Abbie79, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. Abbie79

    Abbie79 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just went to check on my chicks, and the heat lamp was off! They were all huddled in a ball in the corner! It may have been out as long as two hours. They are in my garage, so not too cold, but not heated either. I had another thankfully, and got it mounted and on.... will they be ok?
     
  2. Abbie79

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    They are active now. A few were drinking, and eating. Anyone? Will they be ok?
     
  3. TravisE

    TravisE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    id say they should, but keep a close eye on them. watch the temps. also watch for pastie butts.
    hope this helps
     
  4. Sgtfirstwife

    Sgtfirstwife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? What are the temps outside?
     
  5. Abbie79

    Abbie79 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for replies. They are in the two week range I think? TSC was not helpful with that.... It's 50ish tonight, but they are in a closed garage so warmer than than that. Plus the dryer vent passes by the brooder, and they were huddled on that side. Dryer was running!
     
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