Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BigRednRock, Aug 26, 2010.

  1. BigRednRock

    BigRednRock Out Of The Brooder

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    how old do they have to be before i can turn them loose on the back yard?
     
  2. DomesticGoddess

    DomesticGoddess Out Of The Brooder

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    For me it's as soon as they get out of the brooder and go outside around 6-8 weeks! Good luck.

    edited for spelling:)
     
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  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If it's warm enough, you can let them on the ground as soon as they fluff up. The biggest concern is predators. Baby chicks will be healthier, the earlier they start being exposed to your soil. You just have to protect them from the weather and the meanies who think they're food.
     
  4. silkydragon

    silkydragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If it's warm enough, you can let them on the ground as soon as they fluff up. The biggest concern is predators. Baby chicks will be healthier, the earlier they start being exposed to your soil. You just have to protect them from the weather and the meanies who think they're food.

    just make sure to lock them up when it rains they dont have the comen sence to get out of rain
     
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