I currently have my BO and her nine adopted chicks in an enclosure around her nest box which is 2' wide and 6' long. The chicks will be a week old tomorrow (Sat., Feb 14th). She spends most of the time during the day out in the broody enclosure with them underneath her and really only seems to drag everyone in to the nest box at night. The chicks venture out about every 5-10 minutes or so to eat, drink, meander, etc. She moves around near the food and water and back and forth as the day progresses. Our temps. have been swinging from the high 70s to the mid 40's during the week. On the warm days they spend a lot more time out from under her. My question is when to move them from the broody hen pen they are currently living in which is located in the coop. We have sectioned off part of our run and plan to place a plastic dog crate in there for a nest box. The area is definitely less enclosed, but is well-protected from wind and weather and we plan on adding a heat lamp if necessary. We just feel it will give our hen more room to stretch out and lead her babies around and be more interesting for all of them overall. We would like to move them today or this weekend since we will have nice temps during the day until Monday. On Monday, we may get into the low 30s, but then warm up again after a few days. What do you think? Photos below.