can my babies stay with mommy outside?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 6mutts, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. 6mutts

    6mutts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she's brooding 3 eggs due on sunday.....will they be okay outside? It's pretty cold here in Missouri lately. I have heard that mom will keep them warm, but im nervous!
     
  2. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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    Are they protected from the other chickens ? The other chickens will try to cull the chick sometimes. She should be able to keep them warm.
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    CW is right - momma will keep them warm, no problem.
     
  4. 6mutts

    6mutts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yea, they are seperated from the others. Good to know they should be safe!
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Mom will take care of them. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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