Warmest Chick Temp

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jmurcks, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. Jmurcks

    Jmurcks Songster

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    What is the warmest temperature you can keep chicks at?
    I have 9 adorables in the house but they are begining to smell! They are close to a month old. I change their puppy pads 1-2 times a day but they are hard to keep up with mess wise!
    I want to move them from their brooder and set them up in a little area out in the coop but the temp has been as high as 100 degrees in there. Today it has been a high of 94 degrees.
    Right now they are used to room temp. with a lamp in the corner so I am afraid it will be too warm.
    Anyone have any advice?
    Thanks!
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  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I would be afraid of losses due to the heat. Why don't you keep them inside, but just switch to pine shavings....things will smell alot better.....[​IMG]

    But, I don't blame you.....as they grow I CAN'T WAIT to get them outta the house! Could you put a fan in the coop?
     
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  3. Jmurcks

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    I am too afraid of loosing one, too! That is why they are still in here with me [​IMG]
    I mean, these are the sweetest little chicks, ever!
    I just am afraid of them having to stay in until Sept. or something!
    I thought about the shavings, too, but I thought it may be too hard to clean or smell worse after a few days!
    I do have a fan in the coop and that is the temp with the fan... before that I got one reading of 105 degrees!
    Thanks!!
     

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