Any difference in "meat" chics

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by momajake, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. momajake

    momajake Hatching

    Jun 1, 2008
    I read that chicks can go outside about 2 weeks. Is there any difference with the "meat" chicks - since they grow faster? Thanks for any input!
  2. chicknhawaii

    chicknhawaii Songster

    May 15, 2008
    Honolulu, HI
    I think it's more the temperature where you're at and what your predator situation is. I kept my pet Cornish X inside for 4 weeks, something I didn't have to do but I was paranoid lol!
  3. ya, chicks can visit the outside world at 2 weeks, but live? no. they can live outside at about 5-9 weeks w/o a lamp...
    not sure about meatys though.

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