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My crossing cross chicks are about 14 days old now. Is there a rule for taking them off the light in regards to how old they are? This is the first time raising Cornish during the winter. Lows and highs are forecasted as 36/71 right now.
 
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Martin Bernal wrote: Is there a rule for taking them off the light in regards to how old they are? .



There are no rules my friend! If the space they have is large enough that the light is in one area, and the rest is unheated, they will self regulate, going to the heat when they're chilly and moving away when they get too warm. You'll know when to turn it off when you see them avoiding it and nobody spending any time under the heat.


 
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