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Can they play outside?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ladybuglives, May 12, 2010.

  1. ladybuglives

    ladybuglives In the Brooder

    Apr 30, 2010
    humboldt county
    Hello again! My girls are 3weeks old -- is that too soon to let them into a protected pen on a nice sunny day for a little playtime?
  2. SunnyDawn

    SunnyDawn Sun Lovin' Lizard

    Sep 12, 2009
    Nor Cal
    If it is protected from all sides (including above) it's fine if it's really warm and they have a little shade to get into. Also no wind at this age. They still need temps at 80 degrees and they don't handle drafts well this young.
  3. organicchef

    organicchef In the Brooder

    Aug 14, 2007
    Central NC
    There is so much to learn!! I hope I'm ready when the babies get here!!

    I too, am happiest in my garden!!!

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