6 week barred rocks first time in coop

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  1. bmill88

    bmill88 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 female barred rocks, they are 6 weeks old. Tonight is their first night In their coop and I'm a bit nervous. The temp is going to get down to 63F tonight and I am worried that they might get too cold. It looks like most of their feathers have come in. I don't have a heat lamp out there. Should I be worried? Or will they be ok?
     
  2. kbky1973

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    No worry, old enough to do this. Mine will be 6weeks old next week. Already letting them get acclimated to the cool nights. So yes, they can do this.
     
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Don't forget to take some pictures! Show us them! Girls should be just fine :) I bet they love it!
     
  4. ejcrist

    ejcrist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yeah, they'll be just fine. I put mine out at 6 weeks which was 10 weeks ago, and I believe the night time temps were in the 50's in my neck of the woods and they were A-ok. I soon found out they seemed to really prefer the cooler temps. Now I'm worried about the heat since the summer temps in central AZ get pretty hot.
     
  5. bmill88

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  6. bmill88

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    The first picture is my two bigger babies, the second pic is my littlest one
     
  7. bmill88

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    Why is this not showing my pictures? I replied by adding two pictures and it has not shown up
     
  8. bmill88

    bmill88 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh there we go
     
  9. Greenthumb83

    Greenthumb83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your pics are showing up for me. Cute chicks. :) I love barred rocks.
     
  10. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Absolutely precious ♡♡♡ I have 7 Barred Rocks about 15 days old!
     

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