Best age to put in chicken tractor?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by nursecat9, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. nursecat9

    nursecat9 Songster

    Apr 16, 2009
    I have 50 cornish x that will be 3 weeks old on Wed. We live in WV...temps staying around 50's in the evening....80's during the day. I haven't had a heat lamp on them for about 5 days now bc the heat stays in the coop at night, and they've done fine. Can I go ahead and put them in the tractor now. I've heard they don't need as much heat as other chicks, so just wanted to make some room.
  2. terri9630

    terri9630 Songster

    Mar 22, 2009
    New Mexico
    I'd put them out and keep an eye on them. If they start piling up and acting cold you can move them back or if it's not windy put a heat lamp outside with them.

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