Raising baby chicks outside in shed (in a inclosed brooder area)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AndiceChickens, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. AndiceChickens

    AndiceChickens New Egg

    Aug 21, 2011
    So I haven't really found much information about raising baby chicks outside in a barn area in a brooder. I know they need to be 95 the first day and be reduced 5* each week, but I'm in Texas and we have 105*+ days outside and I am about to order a batch of 25 day old chicks but not sure if that is going to be ok. We have fans that keep it cooler, but I'm not sure exactly what the temp is. Any advice? I honestly am not sure where we would put them inside our house.
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2011
  2. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2010
    Southeast MO
    I think you could do it get a few thermometers and put them around and make sure to doesn’t get to hot

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