do I have to put them our at 9 weeks

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ally512, May 27, 2017.

  1. ally512

    ally512 Just Hatched

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    I have 12 chick's and I was woundering if I have to put them out at 9 weeks,see my yard is really big it's a farm yard but I have alot of cycotes and I'm afraid to put them out being small,even thow they will be in a pen with electric fence still a little afraid
     
  2. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    They have a solid coop for night? A solid run for the day? A lid on the run?

    If so then put them out! They need the sunshine and will be better off getting outside.

    Keep them in the coop yes closed in for a few days so they know that is home. Then they can hit the run and will go in when it is sleeping time.

    :thumbsup
     
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  3. Mace Gill

    Mace Gill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They'll have to go out eventually ... nine weeks is past time. If your coop and run are not secure, best get on it!
     
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