Can my chicks go outside?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CourtneyMB, May 27, 2012.

  1. CourtneyMB

    CourtneyMB In the Brooder

    Mar 14, 2010
    Asheville, NC
    I have 10 chicks at 5 weeks of age currently living in my basement brooder. It has been so hot out lately and I feel it's high time they were out of my house! :)

    I live in western NC and it has been in the upper 80s during the day and upper 50s to mid 60s at night. I let them outside during the day as it is, but will they be ok without a lamp at night?
    Last edited: May 27, 2012
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

    Jun 28, 2011
    Tipperary, Ireland
    If they're fully feathered they should be o.k.

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