Moving Chicks Outdoors

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mchlldickson, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. mchlldickson

    mchlldickson Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a group of 18 chicks, I'm really wanting to move them outdoors. Our daytime temps have been 75-85 and our lows between 45-55. My chicks are 4-7 weeks old. I'm thinking if I add a heat source to their coop will they be fine outside? They've been spending their days outside in the coop for about 2 weeks now, with their heat lamp only in for the fist few days to acclimate them. Here's a picture of their coop. [​IMG]
     
  2. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    In those temps and at that age they won't need a heat lamp at all, even at night. They will however need a much larger coop very soon!
     
  3. mchlldickson

    mchlldickson Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm only keeping 6 of them, the rest are going to 3 different families in the neighborhood. I offered to brood them all to lower the expense. [​IMG] That's good news! Thank you!
     

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