Temperature range for chicks / weeks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hennypen, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. Hennypen

    Hennypen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    week 1 = 95 degrees
    week 2 = 85 degrees
    week 3 = ?????????
    week 4 = ?????????
     
  2. theFox

    theFox Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2009
    Standish, Maine
    It goes down by 5 degrees per week. Once it hits 70 then the heat lamp can be turned off.
     
  3. NattiFan

    NattiFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good rule of thumb....but watch your chicks. They'll tell you if they are too cool or too warm....as they get older, you can turn it back a little.
     

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