When to put a heating lamp in with my chickens?!?!?!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by bassman521, Oct 31, 2013.

  1. bassman521

    bassman521 New Egg

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    I live in the the Southeast Texas area and I was wondering at what temperature do I need to put a heat lamp in with my girls? I have 3 Barred Rocks, 1 RIR,1 Americana/Austrolorp, and 3 Ausrolorps.

    Anything would be appreciated!!
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are we talking full grown chickens? If so then they won't need a heat lamp.
     
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  3. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    In Texas? Never. Give them a coop that blocks the wind and keeps the rain off and they'll be fine. You're some of the mildest weather in the US...folks in the far north and Canada don't use heat lamps.
     
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  5. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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  6. Shellz

    Shellz Chillin' With My Peeps

    X3. I'm in Canada where it can get below 25 C. Not necessary at all where you are. :)
     
  7. bassman521

    bassman521 New Egg

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    Thanks everybody and yes there all between 9 months and 2 years
     

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