Tempurture for chicks????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Cluck2020, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. Cluck2020

    Cluck2020 New Egg

    Apr 2, 2009
    we are getting our chicks in a week but i am not quite sure what size bulb do i use for the 12 little fuzz balls?? would 125-250 watts work? thanks!
  2. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Quote:Welcome to BYC [​IMG] [​IMG]

    and congratulation on your wise choice of getting chicks [​IMG] [​IMG]

    250w will be perfect for the first month 2 feet above thier heads and then you can switch it to 125w, usually you can tell if they are very hot they will run away from the heat source.

    good luck and always post ???? we are here one big O chicken Family.


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