out of the brooder

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Quinn, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. Quinn

    Quinn Hatching

    Jun 19, 2008
    at what age should I move my OEGB's out of the brooder and into their coop? they are 4 weeks old now.
    sorry I put this in the wrong board
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2008
  2. dixygirl

    dixygirl Songster

    May 14, 2008
    I am planning to put my new babies in their coops at 4 weeks old.
  3. well it depends on how long you want them in the brooder some people put them in the coop at 2 weeks old, with the light in one spot for them if they do get cold and lock them in the coop until they are of age to go outside, some wait until they are of age to move them from the brooder to the coop, so actually it really depends on when you believe they are ready
  4. morelcabin

    morelcabin Songster

    Feb 8, 2007
    Ontario Canada
    I've never had mine in a brooder...they go straight to the coop as day olds in a pen with a heat light. The light stays until 3-4 weeks and then they are on thier own.
  5. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    id put them in the coop now.they are old enough tobe in the coop.
  6. CATRAY44

    CATRAY44 Lard Cookin Chicken Woman

    Moved my question to "Raising Chicks" section. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2008
  7. Quote:Yes but how big is your coop is it small to where you can't walk in it, or is it big to where you can walk around it! because I am thinking of doing that with mine but I have a big walk in coop, it is our old Quad garage it is big enough to fit 2 quads in it, so it goes back pretty far!

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