will this work (pic) for chicks outside at night

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by florida lee, May 8, 2011.

  1. florida lee

    florida lee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2011
    Ok, 6 chicks are 4 weeks 4 days, 2 chicks are 3 weeks 4 days old. gotta get them out of my shop. Night temp has been in the mid 50's to low 60's at night, highs during the day 90. Do you think they will be ok to leave in the "outside" brooder , it has three solid sides and wire front (as compared to the cardboard box in shop) until old enough to put in brooder. I can ,if needed, mount a heat lamp on the screen front. The cardboard box is getting too small for them.

  2. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    -shrugs- it looks solid and secure, the night temps are a bit chilly ~ they will definitely need heat for another 2 weeks or so, maybe cover an end with temporary plastic sheeting?

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