Hi everyone, My baby chicks are now two weeks old and they are living in a cardboard box brooder in my bathroom. I keep my house at about 73 degrees and the bathroom stays really warm with the chicks' heat lamp. I think the chicks may be too hot. They crowd away from the heat lamp and sometimes the Ameraucanas pant. I tried to raise the little clip-on light up as much as possible so it won't be so hot but they still seem hot. The thermometer says it's only 85 degrees in the box but I'm wondering if it should be cooler. I know you start at 90 degrees and decrease by 10 degrees every week so the chicks should be ok with 70 degrees next week, right? Does that mean I can take the heat lamp away all together and just let them live with my house temp? BTW here are some photos of my baby chicks at 8 days old and of my older roos. I am a week behind on photos. Also, can anyone give me an estimate on how old you think my roos are? They were dumped at my house so I don't really know how old they were when I got them.