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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by J and M s eggs, Jul 27, 2013.

  1. J and M s eggs

    J and M s eggs In the Brooder

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    I'm new here and I new chicken owner. Does anyone know when is it too hott out side for my 4 week old chicks. We average in the mid 90s right now. I have them in the house in there booder box , they r just getting to big for it and need to be moved to the coop.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    [​IMG] I would think the heat would be too much for 4 week old chicks, usually when they outgrow a brooder they go to a larger brooder - unless you have a well shaded area for them.
    Maybe you could let them outside early in the morning before it gets that hot.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] If it's that warm outside I'd let them out during the day and let them sleep inside for another week before letting them stay outside full time.
     
  4. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Songster

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    Hello and welcome....so glad you joined BYC

    Good luck with your chicks
     
  5. J and M s eggs

    J and M s eggs In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] I would think the heat would be too much for 4 week old chicks, usually when they outgrow a brooder they go to a larger brooder - unless you have a well shaded area for them. Maybe you could let them outside early in the morning before it gets that hot. [/quote. When do u think they be ok to keep out side, should I wait until there older?
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock!
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC from Washington!
     
  9. J and M s eggs

    J and M s eggs In the Brooder

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    Thank u all for your help!
     

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