4 week old chicks outside in warm weather?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by newbyhatching, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. newbyhatching

    newbyhatching In the Brooder

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    I live in Spain and it is 85+ F during the day and 68+ F at night going up to over 100+ next week in the day and 85+ at night. I have 3 chicks who have lots of feathers but are not completely covered. I am wondering if I can put them outside (they have a hut of course) at night with out an additional heat source? They are out during the day already but in a night, but I would like not to have to keep moving them in and out as its is stressful for them. They would be in their own area segregated from the other chicken. Thank you!

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  2. HERSHORTNESS

    HERSHORTNESS Songster

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    I'm pretty sure mine were roosting on their own at 5 weeks for sure. We had some evenings down in the 60s. From what i read. If they are huddled together and noisy, they aren't happy and probably cold. But if they are feathered then they should do fine.
     
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  3. D-Bar-B

    D-Bar-B Songster

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    I put mine outside at 4 weeks and the temps were still dipping down to the 50s & 60s at night. They did just fine! :)
     
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  4. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Leave them they will be fine...:frow
     
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