How Long do Chicks Need a Heat Lamp?

A guide to monitoring temperatures for best baby chick health.

Because they don’t have feathers to self-regulate temperature, newly hatched chicks depend on mothers to keep them warm. Darting beneath wings when they’re cold, and coming out to eat and drink, babies thrive on the mother-to-chick relationship. Brooder chicks must have appropriate heat sources, and humans must closely monitor them with thermometers and good judgment. Flock Files are educational materials for you to Print, Save, and Share! CLICK HERE to get your pdf! Facebook0Twitter0Linkedin0Pinterest0Email0Print0X

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