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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dollie 1, May 17, 2016.

  1. Dollie 1

    Dollie 1 Out Of The Brooder

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    WE want to put our new chicks in a fenced area,during the day then back inside at nite(they are about 1month old)any suggestions.
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Just make sure the chicks can't squeeze through the fence. At a month old, they may be feathered in enough to stay out full time.
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If your temps are still cold, I would keep them in till they are FULLY feathered out. Then you could put in coop with pop door open, so they could go in and out to the run by themselves as they want. At dusk they should be locked into the coop, and put on roost bars before lights out.
     
  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     

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