Out to the coop....

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Nekatlla, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. Nekatlla

    Nekatlla Out Of The Brooder

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    Setting my three birds out to the coop this weekend, 40's to 50's at night,they are 6 and 8 weeks old, will they be warm enough? And should the windows get closed up at night?
    Any help is appreciated.
    Thank you
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    What temperatures are they used to? They should be mostly feathered by now. It's more about it being a sudden drop in temperatures that can stress them. Without seeing your coop I can't say for sure whether your window should be open or closed. I generally close them but my coop is bigger and not all closed in.
     
  3. Nekatlla

    Nekatlla Out Of The Brooder

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    They were in the house so it was usually between 65 and 70, but not breezy, I covered the windows with plexiglass and put a lamp out for this week since it's gonna be low at night for a bit. Can't hurt and they've been fine.
     

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