inside or out

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kaylakian, May 12, 2010.

  1. kaylakian

    kaylakian Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] when should i put my 5 week old chicks outside without a heat lamp it still cold at night and still gettin frosts
     
  2. greenpeeps

    greenpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine have been outside since they were 3 weeks old. They had already started to get feathers and the back porch was stinking, so out they went. They are now 5 weeks old and some nights have gotten down to the mid 30f. They are more then fine. Good Luck [​IMG]
     
  3. kaylakian

    kaylakian Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] thanks for the advice will finish chicken house and run this weekend and will see how they get on
     
  4. kaylakian

    kaylakian Out Of The Brooder

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  5. Backyard_Chicken_rancher

    Backyard_Chicken_rancher Chillin' With My Peeps

    If your still getting frost I would put the heat lamp out there but only turn it on when then nights are down in the 30's or your getting frost. but shut it off in day time.
     
  6. kaylakian

    kaylakian Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] we cant run the electric outside so should i just keep them inside if so till what age
     

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