Using a titan brooder plate in an outside coop?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Future_Homesteader, May 23, 2019.

  1. Future_Homesteader

    Future_Homesteader In the Brooder

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    Hi everyone!

    So i just got a titan brooder plate but its bit too big for my plastic tub I'm using. I have a coop and run set up and was wondering if i could put the plate inside the coop section for them? I would mainly only need it at night as I live in Brisbane Australia so temps atm are around 13c to 23c. The chicks are also nearly 4 weeks old i'd say.

    Thanks :)
     
  2. featheredplanets

    featheredplanets Songster

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    IMO, they don’t need any additional heat now. Give them a huddle box if they need a tight warm space. But 13c isn’t cold, especially in a four sided coop surrounded by other chicks.
     
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  3. Virginia and James

    Virginia and James Songster

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    We did it with our first hatch two years ago. They were plenty old enough to be out without it, it was more for our comfort and peace of mind.
     
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  4. Future_Homesteader

    Future_Homesteader In the Brooder

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    My hubby will like this answer since he will get back his office :p
     

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