I've brought home 2 young girls today (one 8-9 wks, on 12 wks) from the chook farm. They are in a chook house with an attached run. The waterer hangs in the run and I've put their crumble out there as well. They are (understandably) a bit "freaked out" at their new surroundings and being together on their own away from all the other chooks they were in with, and they are sitting inside the house.
I've never dealt with young birds before, I've only adopted adults. Will they go outside and explore and find their supplies, or could they just stay in there, clueless? It's not overly hot today, but it is summer, so I would not want them not to be drinking. Should I also put some dishes inside for them, or will they be ok with their supplies in the run?