chicks outside

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by samuel, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. samuel

    samuel Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 5, 2012
    i just put my chicks outside and they only have food and water outside should i put food and water inside too?
  2. audrey02026

    audrey02026 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2011
    Dedham, Ma
    Personal preference some keep it inside some outside and others both. I keep my food and water inisde because my run is not covered and if it rains the food will get wet. I do have a small feeder and waterer that hangs on the outside run but I have to fill it daily as like I said they are small so not to worried about loosing food to the weather.
  3. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 3, 2012
    Im sure its just personal preference. Right now I have mine in the coop since I feel my chicks are still young at 7 weeks I want them to have free access to food and water. When they get a little older I will hang it outside under the coop to keep it out of rain and that will also give them more floor space in the coop once they are bigger.
  4. SMilano

    SMilano Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 2, 2012
    Pierson, FL
    i have 7 week old chicks and i keep it inside and out

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