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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bellaisa, May 4, 2017.

  1. bellaisa

    bellaisa Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 29, 2017
    I have 5 chicks approximately 6 weeks old. I live in central illinois and the kids are still in the low 40s at night. Is it too soon to have them in a coop with no heat lamp
  2. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 10, 2015
    SW Missouri
    if they are fully feathered and there is no draft where they Roost they should be okay. You could give them some sort of shelter box, I generally leave my mama heating pad on till they are six or seven weeks.

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