OK in the coop?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tylersmum, May 18, 2011.

  1. tylersmum

    tylersmum Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All, My 8 girls are 3.5 weeks old and I put them in the coop today with a heat light. They are loving it and I am wondering if it is ok to leave them out there at night now too. It has been in the low 50s here at night but I have the light out there for them and the temp says about 75- 80 under the light. The coop temp itself is in the mid 60s right now. I have had the inside booder temp down to around 70ish this past week and they all seem to be happy and health so far. Guess I'm just wanting someone to tell me it will be ok so that I can stop trying to make up my mind. [​IMG]
     
  2. grandmas Nest

    grandmas Nest Out Of The Brooder

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    this is my first time with chicks but I moved mine to the coop at about 3 weeks old, with their light and made sure there was no drafts that would be on them and they have been fine. now 9 weeks old. No light, roosting, and running in and out of coop even in the rain.
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Quote:Good answer.
     

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