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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by oldredbarnalpaca, May 22, 2008.

  1. oldredbarnalpaca

    oldredbarnalpaca Out Of The Brooder

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    May 22, 2008
    Indiana
    Hello,
    We have 8 week old chickens and I would like to know when it is okay to start letting them free range? They have access to outside right now but I would like for them to have more room. Does anyone have any tips on how to get them back in once they are out on their own?

    Thanks,
    Sarah
     
  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    As long as it's warm, I think you're fine as long as the free ranging is supervised. I don't think the chicks will wander too far from the coop, since they know it.
     

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