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Going outside

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by karenleigh, Aug 2, 2008.

  1. karenleigh

    karenleigh In the Brooder

    Jun 10, 2008
    Hickory, NC
    My babies are just 5 days old. When could they go outside for short, supervised trips? I was thinking of making a small, portable corral to let them get a taste of the outdoors.

    Thank you!

  2. jakmallex

    jakmallex Songster

    Mar 19, 2008
    I don't see why not. When my hen raised her chicks they were running around outside at 1 day old. I would make sure you have a pen that is secure enough that they can't slip out and that hawks can't get through.

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