Bad idea?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by RogerTheChicken, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. RogerTheChicken

    RogerTheChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i took my chicks out of the brooder today and put them a small coop in the middle of the big coop with the grown chickens, they were getting to big for the brooder and are 3 weeks old, was this a bad idea?
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it depends on how it's set up. Are they still under a heat lamp? Can the big birds knock it over? Can the big birds get to the little ones? Do each group have their own food and water sources? How cold is it where you are?
     
  3. RogerTheChicken

    RogerTheChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have a heat lamp, the big birds can't get to them, they have their own food and water, and it is supposed to be in the 70s-80s all this week
     
  4. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds good! I'm sure they'll be fine! [​IMG]
     
  5. ChickenLegs13

    ChickenLegs13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heat, food & water, they got everything they need; sounds like a good idea to me. I like to get mine on the ground soon as possible but usually leave them in the brooder cage till about 5 weeks old due to cats.
     
  6. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lucky you! I am so jealous. t's supposed to be in the 30's and 40's this week. Oh, well, at least it's warmer than it was a week ago. [​IMG]
     
  7. RogerTheChicken

    RogerTheChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eww,it was that temp a few weeks ago
     

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