chicks first night out! mamas nervous...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mandapanda3186, May 3, 2011.

  1. mandapanda3186

    mandapanda3186 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2011
    southwest Michigan
    So they're outside! Yay [​IMG] well most of them. The bantams and a few younger ones are still in the basement. I have a heat lamp set up for them, but its supposed to get down to 37 tonight. Will they be ok? Babies are growing up [​IMG]
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio

    If they are fully feathered, they will be fine, especially if you have a heat lamp out there. Do they have an attached chicken run? You will probably have to put them into the coop at dusk. Just be sure to wait until it's just almost dark, then they will clump together and peep, and you will be able to catch them easily.

    Good luck! They will be just fine! Usually by this time, I'm always sooo glad they are outside, and I'm sure they're getting bored in the brooder, and they will be a bit afraid, but they'll start lovin' it real quick!

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