About What Age??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Alex1010, Nov 10, 2015.

  1. Alex1010

    Alex1010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so I have 6 chicks right now, Tolbunt Polish, Paint Silkie, Cream Legbar. And they're about 2 weeks top. well some are younger but that's the oldest one. Its November when can I put them outside in they're separate coop? And would they need a heat lamp? Anybody is this current situation?

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  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd keep them in brooder 6 weeks
     
  3. Alex1010

    Alex1010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thank you! I was thinking like 8 weeks
     
  4. Michael OShay

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    You can put them out in the coop when they are fully feathered (typically around 6-7 weeks). You won't need a heat lamp in the coop unless your temperatures drop below zero. Just be sure that their coop is draft free, dry, and well ventilated to prevent moisture from building up inside it. Feathers are wonderful insulators and moisture is a much greater danger than cold.
     
  5. Alex1010

    Alex1010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I'll Try That
     
  6. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome.
     

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