Can my chicks stay outside at night?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by eep123, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. eep123

    eep123 Out Of The Brooder

    20
    0
    22
    Jul 28, 2008
    I have 2 chicks- one black star and one plymouth rock- that are 8 weeks old. They'd be sleeping in a small coop free of drafts with my fully grown cornish x. This is my first winter with chickens so i dont really know what to do. The temps will be in the high fiftys. Do you think they would be okay outside at night?
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    28,907
    116
    408
    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    In a draft free coop at those temps, they should be just fine. [​IMG]
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    They'll be fine. By 8 weeks my birds were out in their tractors when nights were still in the upper 30's.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by