when to raise height of ecoglow brooder?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kefiren, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. kefiren

    kefiren Chillin' With My Peeps

    How do you know when to adjust the height of the ecoglow? I've got a batch of chicken chicks under it.

    thx!
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    When the chicks can no longer get under it without belly-crawling.

    I have mine set with one side higher than the other so they can move to either side as necessary.
     
  3. kefiren

    kefiren Chillin' With My Peeps

    thanks, gryeyes!
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm going to do that today too. I've been keeping mine low because I added 2 chicks a week later to the brooder and I wanted them to be warm enough. Now they are a week old, and the older ones are 2 weeks old - so I need to adjust it now.
     

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