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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rainnotebook, May 11, 2010.

  1. rainnotebook

    rainnotebook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 1 silkie, 3 gold sex links, 2 broad breasted turkeys that are a month old. Right now they are inside at night with a lamp but I put them out during the day without a lamp. I live in AZ and the days are 80 degrees so that's fine but I'm wondering how warm it has to be at night for one month olds to be without a lamp. Thanks for your help!!
     
  2. rainnotebook

    rainnotebook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess I should mention the nights are 50 degrees and the way the situation is I can't have a lamp on them at all outside. I've check and searched posts... but can't find an answer.

    Thanks!
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    At only a month, they still need a lamp to keep them at 80 degrees through the night.

    Mine are just over 2 weeks old and I kept the lamp on all day... but it only got up to 82 down here today.
     
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    rainnotebook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When will they be old enough to go through a night of 50-60 degree without a lamp?
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    When they are two months old they should be fully feather and will be able to handle the cold nights of northern AZ.
     

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