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Getting chicks in early June....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hokiechick, May 17, 2011.

  1. Hokiechick

    Hokiechick In the Brooder

    Jan 27, 2011
    Due to dogs killing some of our chickens yesterday, we ordered replacements that will arrive in early June. Do you think this will be okay, or are there special considerations I need to take concerning chick care during the summer? It's staying in the low/mid 70's and low 80's right now, and it will probably be mid 80's in June. My husband was going to build a miniature coop for the new chicks inside of our current run (out of reach of the other chickens). When would they be able to join the rest of our chickens? We plan on putting them in a small brooding container inside the shed or basement the first couple weeks and then moving them to the mini-coop until they are old enough to join the flock.

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