Can my chicks live outside yet?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by connor97, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. connor97

    connor97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    They're all about 4-6 weeks old. We have 6 of them. They're getting their feathers very quickly and are getting large! It has been in the 40s at night and in the 50s-70s during the day. Can they go outside? I could put the heat lamp in their coop no problem, but can they go outside as they please if they can go back in the coop for warmth? Or is the weather too cold for them to be away from the lamp at all times? Thanks.
     
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  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have young chicks outside and its been in the low teens they can come in or out but do have a heat lamp on.
     
  3. connor97

    connor97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thought I'd add that they are the only chickens we have so we don't need to worry about any older chickens pecking on them. [​IMG]
     
  4. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine live with the adults and dont have a problem lol
     

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