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Heat Lamps vs. Heat Plates: Keeping Your Baby Chicks Warm

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Turn up the Heat! Raising baby chicks is an exciting venture, offering the promise of home-grown eggs and poultry. One of the most critical factors in ensuring the health and survival of your chicks is providing them with the appropriate amount of heat. Like human infants, baby chicks are delicate and susceptible to changes in temperature. This article will delve into the importance of heating and compare two popular methods: heat lamps and heat plates. The Importance of Heat for Baby Chicks Baby chicks, having just emerged from the insulating warmth of their eggs, are not fully equipped to regulate...

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