Temperature in the brooder? Help!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ChickLover98, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Pennsylvania
    Hello! I'm doing a school project and this has never really occured to me.
    The project
    What is the ideal temperature in the brooder?

    Thanks! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2011
  2. Justuschicks

    Justuschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the incubator for chickens it is 99.5 degrees. Once they hatch, the brooding area for new chicks is 95 degrees and take it down 5 degrees each week.
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2011
  3. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Pennsylvania
    Thank you!
     

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