out side yet?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by first time farmer, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. first time farmer

    first time farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 31, 2008
    New Hampshire
    So my 8 barred rocks are now 4 weeks old they have their feathers. Can i put them out side tonight? It is going to get down to around the mid 50's so can i put them out or keep them inside. They are out during the day but i had been brining them in at night and turning off the light in the brooder at night.
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I would put them out but would provide a heat lamp a nigh for a few more weeks.
  3. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2009
    ft. worth
    I agree. At that age they need to have access to a heat source. In two more weeks they should be able to handle mid to low 50's with no problem.

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