Can they go out now?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by topher8547, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. topher8547

    topher8547 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 barred rock pullets 8 weeks old all feathers are in it will be 68 or 67 to night can I leave them out ?
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! At 8 weeks they should be fine, as long as they have proper shelter from the weather/wind in case it rains.
     
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  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, I think they'll be fine. Any temperature above 60 degrees F. is okay for 8 week old, fully feathered birds.
     
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  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Yes your babies are fine to go out now. The rule of thumb is that they have to be fully feathered before they can be outside permanently. It sounds like the weather is warm there so they should be perfectly fine.

    Glad you joined us!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - make sure they have water and feed available (show them where if necessary) and shade outdoors if you have warm-hot weather. Will they be joining older flock members - if so integration needs to be slow.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. I agree with the other members. Your Barred Rocks will be fine. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your Barred Rocks.
     
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  7. topher8547

    topher8547 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you yall
     
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Absolutely! Enjoy your Rocks! I have some 4 month old Rocks that I just got mixed into the flock and I just love them to pieces! They are so sweet and love to warm my lap. :)

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  10. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG]
     

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