5 to 6 week old chick living inside still

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Paddygoesracing, May 30, 2012.

  1. Paddygoesracing

    Paddygoesracing Hatching

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    I spare chickens with my mother in law . See has a 5 to 6 week old chick living inside still. I don't think this is right or any good for the chick . Is it time to put the chick outside veiw please
     
  2. rachlore

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    This website has a special section on that.

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  3. LaynaDon95

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    Paddy: [​IMG] and, this response is a little late it seems, but depending on the weather, it it perfectly acceptable to move them outside at that age. As long as they have a secure, predator proof place, away from older hens that they can stay, they will be fine.
     
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  4. MamaMarcy

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] As long as it's warm enough and the chick has some feathers it should be okay. If it's chilly out still you may need a heat lamp (in or outdoors).
     
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  5. MamaMarcy

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    And you posted in the correct area... [​IMG] (raising baby chicks)
     
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