My little chicks

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by vixxen36, May 24, 2012.

  1. vixxen36

    vixxen36 In the Brooder

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    At what age can they go outside? I live in minnesota and its still getting down in the low 40's at night.
     
  2. mnferalkitty

    mnferalkitty Songster

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    I am in MN to, what age are the chicks?
     
  3. MissChikaDee

    MissChikaDee In the Brooder

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    I live in Arkansas where it's a bit warmer. I've been told you should wait until they're all feathered out before they're left outside. That's what I did this April when we had some 40 degree nights. I also made sure they had planty of shavings and hay to bed down in if they needed it.
     
  4. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Songster

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    I would agree. I usually wean them off the light inside then put them outside when they are fully feathered. Or at least everything feathered but their heads.
     
  5. vixxen36

    vixxen36 In the Brooder

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    Not sure, they are fully feathered and one can kind of fly enogh to get out of his box.
     

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