When is it safe to move chicks

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by dekel18042, Mar 5, 2014.

  1. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted this on another thread but thought I might get good answers here since I am in PA.
    We have 9 almost six week old chicks still in the house. We've set up a larger pen in the unheated garage with a heatlamp, but my husband thinks it is still too cold for them.
    He wants to add another heat lamp or a space heater. I think that might be too warm. They are fully feathered. What do you think?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    They need to be outdoors and they don't need any added heat at all.
     

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