New chick mom from the Heartland!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mamahigh, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. mamahigh

    mamahigh New Egg

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    Just finishing up my coop, how old should they be to move in?
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens

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    There's no cut-in-the-stone answer to your
    question, Mamahigh.

    Will the biddys be the only thing in your new coop?
    Can you provide a heat lamp in the coop if needed?
    Do you have a brooder in the coop?

    Sort of just varies.

    Do you think they are ready?


    Meanwhile, back at the farm...Welcome to Backyard
    Chickens. You will find a lot of information (and friends)
    in the forums.

    So just make yourself at home.


    Spook
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad to have you join us. Spook has raised some very good points. You may wish to type "from brooder to coop" in the search box for further information.

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    It's nice to have you here!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Usually when they are fully feathered out - 6-8 weeks old unless you are having severe weather.
     
  7. mamahigh

    mamahigh New Egg

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    Thank you for your replies. No I do not have a brooder in the coop and yes they will be the only ones in it. We are not fully feathered yet. Just checking around for opinions for now. It's kind of like trying to figure out if you're sending your little ones to nursery school to soon. Thanks for your help!
     

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