A suitable temperature in the chicken house is the basis for the survival of the chickens. Different stages have different temperature requirements, and farmers need to adjust them according to the age of their chickens.
1.1 to 8 weeks old
Temperature is one of the key factors in the success or failure of brooding, and unsuitable temperature is the cause of many diseases and accidents.
If the chicken house temperature is too high, the normal metabolism of the chick will be affected, and the chick will lose its appetite, become weak and grow slowly.
If the temperature is too low, it will easily cause chicks to catch cold and induce white diarrhea in chicks. Each week-old chicks do not have the same chicken house temperature requirements.
|Time||Cage rearing||Flat rearing|
|1 to 3 days old||2～35℃||34℃|
|4~7 days old||31～32℃||32℃|
|2 weeks old||30～31℃||30℃|
|3 weeks old||27～29℃||27℃|
|4 weeks old||24～27℃||24℃|
|5 weeks old||21～24℃||21℃|
|6 to 8 weeks old||18～20℃||18～20℃|
2.8 to 20 weeks old
Keep it at about 20℃.
The suitable chicken house temperature for adult chickens is 5～28℃, and the suitable temperature for egg laying is 13～20℃, and the egg laying rate is the highest when it is 13～16℃.