Safe to go out to the garage?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tororider, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. tororider

    tororider Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southeast MI
    I just got these pullets, and from what the girl who I bought them from tells me, they are probably 7.5 to 8 weeks old. All feathered out. Right now they are in the basement, but my DW would rather them in the garage. The nights here are now staying near 30 degrees farenheit and above with daytime temps getting into the 40's. If I put them in the garage, no drafts but no heat, with a 150w infrared heat lamp, they should be fine right? I am sure they will be fine, but am looking for validation.

    P.S. I hope to have their coop build within a couple of weeks.
  2. HobbyChickener

    HobbyChickener Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2007
    central KY
    I do it colder than that with basically the same set-up. They will be ok.
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    They should be just fine with a heatlamp 24/7 and large brooder box...yes....

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