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Moving just hatched baby chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ainsleyscoop, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. ainsleyscoop

    ainsleyscoop New Egg

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    I have 3 broody hens, one of each hatched an egg, so 3 new chicks. There are all in a coop with a run with 5 other hens and a rooster. Should I relocate all 3 broody hens and babies together? We have a seperate pin we used when we first got our first round of chicks when we first started last year. It's enclosed and protected from predators, but no actual coop with. We made a housing for them though. Is okay to put that outside as well? We have great weather right now, so no cold temps at night.
    Thanks for any advice!!
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    i think it's best to wait until all the chicks have hatched
     
  3. ainsleyscoop

    ainsleyscoop New Egg

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    Ok, I have 2 that have hatched and one about to. We moved a 1 day old chick with mother to a separate outdoor run with an enclosed box to get into.
     

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