J&R bc Canada

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Gowander, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. Gowander

    Gowander Out Of The Brooder

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    Good day to all ey :)
    Just joined and have been reading some awesome posts. congrats to all you successful chicken owners. Just building coop organizing brooding pen and waiting to pull trigger on ordering first batch of chicks. Darn excited. However still have snow on ground. Freezing some nights. I am trying to time the chicks (for meat) so that after two weeks it can be safe to free range them a bit. What do you think is minimum nightly temp the two week olds can handle ey?

    Thanks for the site
    John
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you John, welcome to Backyard chickens. I think that question would best be answered by chicken folks in your area. Try posting at "Canadians, check-in-here."
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi John and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. Members in your area will be best placed to advise and DD's suggestion should help you out on that one.

    all the best
    CT
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome John

    Glad you could join the flock! I've moved less than a week olds out to the brooding shed with below freezing temps and they have been fine. I just make sure my shed is draft free but has ventilation at the top and a good heat lamp for them. They have done fine and have been good healthy chicks that got roughed off pretty quick.

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your new chicks. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  5. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    The other greeters have done a good job of answering your question, so I'll just say hello and it's nice to have you join us!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. Gowander

    Gowander Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info. That was just what was needed:[​IMG]
     
  8. Gowander

    Gowander Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks to all for kind words. This is going to be a lot of fun. [​IMG]
     
  9. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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