How to move outside?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by derby, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. derby

    derby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend just dropped off 2 chicks. They are supposed to be 34 days old. They have feathers and are just starting to cluck. They spent so much time scratching in their cage, I put the cage outside so they could have some dirt and grass to scratch in. Do I have to bring them in tonight? Temp during the day is mid-70's, but it drops into the 40's at night. Could I just cover them with a blanket to help them stay warm at night?

    Thanks.
     
  2. eggzettera

    eggzettera Chillin' With My Peeps

    40 degrees is still too cold
    1st week @ 90
    2nd week @ 85
    3rd week 80
    4th week 75 well you get the idea...

    Yours are at the 5th week so no lower then 70, so in at night...
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