chicks flying out of cage

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mrmolases2, Mar 28, 2017.

  1. mrmolases2

    mrmolases2 Out Of The Brooder

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    whenever i try to open the cage the chick try to jump out is my cage to small or should i let them walk around outside for a little bit
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Just chickens being chickens.
     
  3. mrmolases2

    mrmolases2 Out Of The Brooder

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    but should i have them walking around outside sometimes
     
  4. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Sure, they will loveit. I let mine out every day.
     
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  5. mrmolases2

    mrmolases2 Out Of The Brooder

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    will they run away?
     
  6. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    How big is your brooder? How many chicks, and how old are they. I try to give them 1 s.f. of floor space/chick for the first week or two, then 2 s.f./chick after that. They need the space to move around and develop their muscles!
     

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