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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Rosey516, May 25, 2016.

  1. Rosey516

    Rosey516 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are 10 days old and I figured I would let them get some sun and have fun with some grass.. I put them in my greenhouse of course with the doors and window open at first they seemed happy but then they seemed nervous my auracana kept her beak open .. Do you think they were just to hot? What happens in the coop ? Can they overheat?
     
  2. Rosey516

    Rosey516 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There seemed to be enough shade ..
     
  3. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what is the temp in the greenhouse?
     
  4. Rosey516

    Rosey516 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    90•
     
  5. penny1960

    penny1960 la la land awaits Premium Member

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    Much too warm
     
  6. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    that seems like the proper temp... maybe she was just stressed out :) i wouldn't worry about her getting overheated :)
     
  7. penny1960

    penny1960 la la land awaits Premium Member

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    See living in the NW we can keep our cooler 90 seems way to warm [​IMG]
     
  8. Rosey516

    Rosey516 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you I think it was just the greenhouse .. What temp should they be at 2 weeks ? I keep them at 86 in brooder.. Should I start lowering it.. I read I can transition them to coop at about 4 weeks is that good? And one more question can I put stones on the floor of the run?
     
  9. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Chickens like to dust bath. Sand in your run is a better option for chickens. Also easier to keep clean.
     

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