question about new chicks and light

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chairboy, Sep 15, 2010.

  1. chairboy

    chairboy In the Brooder

    Aug 31, 2010
    North central PA
    My first chicks (7) arrived yesterday and we are excited to have them. I have read that 24 hour lighting stresses chickens. However, right now I have to keep the red heat lamp on 24 hours a day in their brooder in my garage/workshop and it looks like I am going to have to do this for the long term until they are ready to go into a coop. I live in northern PA and the nights are getting quite cool. How do I keep them warm but not stress them with 24 hour light?
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

    Sep 16, 2008
    Levan, UT
    With a red light, don't worry about it. [​IMG] Enjoy your babies!!!

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