- Jun 15, 2017
i put my chicks out in the coop inside a wire dog pen at 4 weeks. At 5 weeks I started lifting the bottom but no matter what I used I had one pullet that would squeeze through. I have finally figured out the size big fluffy butt can’t get through. The chicks are now 7 weeks old and if they attempt to come out they get chased right back in. I have put cracked corn along the inside and outside of fence the little ones won’t even come over if the big chickens are there. Any other suggestions or is this just going to take a long time now that they are 7 weeks?