what temp should my brooder be at for day old chicks ?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by poultrykeeper08, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i know its s stupid question and i should know it . I did but i forgot lol . Does any one know ?
    Thanks in advance [​IMG]
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
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    Hi,

    It should be about 95F
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    It's not a stupid question....95 degrees right under the heatlamp for the first week...5 degrees less each week....make sure your brooder is big enough for them to get away from the heat if necessary and that the food and waterer are not directly under the lamp too...
     
  4. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks so much for your guys help
     

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