Roosters crowing with heat lamp on

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by loricarls, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. loricarls

    loricarls New Egg

    Jun 18, 2011
    I recently turned my heat lamp on my chickens when the temps fell into the 20's and they want to crow all nite long....I have the red heat lamps and do not wish to hear them crow most of the night....any suggestions?
    My daughter said they were eating as well??? When will they sleep if I leave them on???
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Hey Lori,

    Honestly? Turn the light off. Let them all sleep.

    BTW, we're near neighbors. Welcome to BYC.
  3. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2009
    North Texas
    Hi Lori,

    You could always try to get a ceramic heat emitter made for reptiles. It's what I use for my babies [​IMG] If your coop is draft free, your chickens will probably be okay without a heat source though [​IMG]

    Like this one!

    Doesn't give off any light, but makes things toasty warm ^.^
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2011

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