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Moving baby chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by katie10, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. katie10

    katie10 Hatching

    Mar 22, 2017
    Hi! I have 10 baby chicks living in 2 classrooms at school. We were planning to move them out at Spring Break on March 31. However, now we are getting nervous especially since the Georgia weather is all over the place. They will be 5.5 weeks then. What are your thoughts? We will be able to put a heat panel in there but then I worry about them being too hot. My friend and I would appreciate all the help/advice we can get. We are new chick mamas.

  2. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    March 31st is another week away which means the chicks will be about 6.5 weeks old by then. I think they should be about ready to go out to the coop. Can you set the heat panel up in such a way they could move away from it if they get too warm? A thermometer close to the panel may be helpful to get an idea of how warm it really is.

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