Switching from heat lamp to heating pad

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SocraticArtist, Mar 14, 2018.

  1. SocraticArtist

    SocraticArtist In the Brooder

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    Hey so we've just hatched chicks. From past experience we started off with a heat lamp. Now I'm worried about my kids messing with it. I've heard of putting a heating pad in. Question, how do you go about transitioning them (three days old) to the pad. What temp should under the pad be? (Its about 3-4inch off the ground) TIA!
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Crossing the Road

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