Outside

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mcad, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. mcad

    mcad Out Of The Brooder

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    What age and what outside temperature can I take my chicks outside to "play"? It would be supervised and only 20-45 mins at a time. I am not asking when they can go outside in the coop, just when they can start hanging around in the grass for a while. Spoiled buggers already beg to come out of the brooder so I have been letting them run around the bathroom and that is a messy time. :p
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Any time.
    A mother hen will take her chicks outside after a day or two. If they huddle, they may be too cold but if they run around, they're fine.
     
  3. mcad

    mcad Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! It's going to be in the 70s tomorrow! Can't wait to take them outside.
     

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