1 week old, too soon to go out for a little field trip?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Shellyb, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. Shellyb

    Shellyb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2009
    Hello, it's going to be 85-90 today and was wondering if I could take the little girls out for a short while today. They don't really have feathers yet except on their wings. I will be putting them in a baby gate kind of circle thing. What do you think?
  2. JenMT

    JenMT Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 21, 2009
    Kalispell, Montana
    I'd give it a shot, you'll be able to tell if they are too cold if they all huddle up together. As long as the temps are 85-90 and there is not a cool breeze, I bet that they would enjoy that for a bit with you close by. Have fun and good luck to you and your new chicks. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2009
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    I'd stay with them and keep an eye on them. Direct sun might not be a good idea as their skin might get burned. Also keep water handy for them to drink.

    Have fun!

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