question about new chicks and light

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

  1. chairboy

    chairboy Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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

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