How long to keep new chickies inside

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by GardenGirl, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. GardenGirl

    GardenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    We will be getting our new babies in March and I was wondering how long does everyone keep them inside before introducing them to the flock. Thanks for any suggestions.
     
  2. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They go outside at 5-8 weeks,or when fully feathered. I wouldn't introduce to the flock until they have reached a hardy size and can stand there ground when the birds meet.
     
  3. GardenGirl

    GardenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you for the quick answer. [​IMG]
     

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