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Question about Brooder Lamp

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JustinaMarie, Oct 19, 2013.

  1. JustinaMarie

    JustinaMarie Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 2, 2013
    Western Pennsylvania
    I have a Silky that was hatched on 8/7 and was wondering if maybe i needed a brooder lamp? To keep her warm since its a little cold in the coop. I have Straw stuffed down in the cage too keep her warm but I'm still worried about it. Any suggestions? Any would be good to relieve my mind.
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    She should be fine without heat
  3. fluffychicken24

    fluffychicken24 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 23, 2013
    The Shire
    If you see her shivering or becoming inactive, I would recommend heat. But as said above, she should be fine.

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