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I have a duckling/chick question that I was hoping to get some advice on. Is it ok to put feathered chicks (4 are 8 weeks old and the other 8 are 4 weeks old and ducklings (2 weeks old) out into the coop yet? It's in the high 40's-50's during the day and 30's at night. They are in the barn in brooder a right now, but they would not have a heat lamp in the coop. I just don't want to put them out too early. Thanks for all the help for this newbie! smile.png
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Hey there!

I have my 4ish week old pullets outside right now without a heat lamp... it was like, 50ish degrees today and below freezing last night.

The pullets are all fine out with the big girls :)

I also have 4 ducks that are about 5 weeks old, I currently keep them inside  since my duck coop is not ready yet.  but ducks are very hardy... they will probably be okay if they have each other to snuggle with :hugs 

and of course a nice, cozy shelter!!


Edited by TroyerGal - 4/13/16 at 2:54pm
 
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