Chicks 1st day playing outside...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JustChicky, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks will be 3 weeks old tomorrow. I took them outside today, they loved it.

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  2. johnmayersquare

    johnmayersquare Let's Talk About Chicks, Man!

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    Awwwww......too cute! They are in a little chick playpen! They look very happy [​IMG]
     
  3. kodiakchicken

    kodiakchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where did you get the great little pen? Our yard isn't fenced yet so I'll need something like that to keep the little peepers in.

    Your green grass looks wonderful! Send some my way!
     
  4. chcknrs

    chcknrs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where do you find that fencing and how much is it? I have 25 more coming and there is no way I can take them all out like I did my last 2 sets (6 and 3). I need one of those.........oh, and more chickens too![​IMG]
     
  5. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw. They look so very happy!
     
  6. coltsrox

    coltsrox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is SO wierd your blackish ones look EXACTLY like my 2chicks, do you know hwta breed they are? and the genders? i have no idea about mine except i think i have one boy and one girl!
     
  7. kbarrett

    kbarrett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do look so happy! I love the last pic....
    "The grass is greener" doesn't just apply to horses & cattle lol.
     
  8. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for all the comments.

    I made the "playpen"[​IMG]. I have a couple of these from Target. They come apart into squares. I think they cost $20.

    I used some extra squares I had. You can make it bigger or smaller, but I don't know about taller (maybe if you use the circle connectors that come with it). For now they are taped together, on top and bottom, with that black electrical tape. I am going to use zip ties if (when [​IMG] ) that falls apart.

    Beware: They can fly out of it, but mine only ran around and then cried to get back in [​IMG]. I stayed outside with them.

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  9. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. CarolynE

    CarolynE Out Of The Brooder

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    JustChicky, mine are three weeks old, too. What was the temperature outside? how long were they out? I have a dog cage that should do the trick.
    Thanks for the great pics.
     

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