First Flock

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by TheStewarts, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. TheStewarts

    TheStewarts Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey Everyone!
    We just bought 8.6 acres and it came with a coop and small barn which need fixing up. We picked up our first flock on Monday. 6 buff orpingtons and 3 silver laced wyandottes. The orpingtons are 5 weeks I believe and the wyandottes are a week older. Its in the 40's here. When can we put them out to the coop? They are currently living large in the house and loving it but I am sure they will enjoy the fresh air soon!

    Thanks!
     
  2. lilliesanchicks

    lilliesanchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well you could try putting them out durring the day and see how they do.
    If they huddle they are to cold.
    You could also put a heat light out in the coop.

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