When to stop using the light

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Maryb, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. Maryb

    Maryb Out Of The Brooder

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    My girls are 4 weeks old. Our temperature at night gets down to 65. Their coop is open to the air. Do they still need the light on at night? Thanks for your input.
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Kikiriki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went from a full light to an LED clip on light. It just makes a small spot of dim light. They freaked at full darkness: went running madly about bumping into things while screaming peeps.
     
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    They will probably be loud the first night of darkness. Just let them cheep; they will get over it, and then they will sleep much better.
     

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