question about temperature

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by maddy14, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. maddy14

    maddy14 Out Of The Brooder

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    if i kept my baby chicks at about 92 degrees in the first week should i lower it to 85 degrees the second week or should i keep it at 90 degrees, since theyre supposed to be kept at 95 the first week?
     
  2. llaaadyel

    llaaadyel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would lower it. I find that most of my chicks prefer 90 over 95 in the first week. If you lower the temp and you find that they are huddled under it then you know they need it warmer. If chicks move far away from the light, they can take it a bit cooler.
     
  3. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] Yes, agree with the previous post. Lower the temperature to 85ish. [​IMG]
     
  4. kittykittykitty

    kittykittykitty Luvin My Chickies

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    Bring it down to 90!
    Not 85!!!
     

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