should new ckicks be how warm eggeate 13

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by eggeater 13, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. eggeater 13

    eggeater 13 New Egg

    Oct 7, 2012
    I got 12 chick today from tsc how warm do they need to be
  2. They'll tell you. If they are far from the heat lamp, they are two hot. If they are huddled under it, too cold. If they are spread out fairly evenly, just right
  3. ChickieG'ma

    ChickieG'ma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2011
    Port Townsend, WA
    95-98 F for the first week. You can drop the temp 5 degrees per week until they are all feathered out.

    Congrats on the babies! [​IMG]

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