question about chicks with their mommas

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Crittercrzy, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. Crittercrzy

    Crittercrzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 12 Silkie chicks that are 4 weeks old..they are with their momma, with a light at night, outside..is a light neccessary when they are with the hen?
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    is the momma sitting under the light?

    is it a red light or a white light?
     
  3. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's a good idea to keep a light going just for peace of mind. Red would be preferable over white.
     
  4. Crittercrzy

    Crittercrzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a white light and the hen and chicks have enough room to be under light or not..I do cover their cage with a blanket at night too..
     

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