help on age

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by appleeye, Jun 9, 2007.

  1. appleeye

    appleeye Out Of The Brooder

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    at what age can you put young chicks on the ground in a run.i am new at being a chicken dad.i am buying two banty cochans that are 8 weeks old.they have been kept on a shelf on the back porch.
     
  2. Keshiaandadam

    Keshiaandadam Cooped Up

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    they are plenty old enough at 8 weeks old we have 7 week old Buff orpington pullets and they have been doing it since week 4
     
  3. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    Tuttle, Oklahoma
    Yep they are old enough. Mine have been on the ground since 1 week old with their momma.[​IMG]


    They will love it!!!!
     
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  4. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We also got our chickens at 8 weeks. They went right in the coop and out in the run. Been there ever since.

    Good Luck
    Ann
     
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