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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chikas123, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. Chikas123

    Chikas123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 week old baby chicks they are getting quite a bit of feathers would it be ok to set them out side while I clean their box? I'm guessing I probably shouldn't but I just had to know for sure.
     
  2. CorinneP

    CorinneP Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I Have for short periods of time put young chicks out in warm weather in a travel cage to do just that .. clean cages and let them have a tiny taste of life to come.. It never seemed to hurt any of them .. Though I dont know if it will be reccomended by others I just thought I would share that I have .. I wouldnt if the ground was wet or it was too cold. But thats just my oppinion [​IMG]
     
  3. TheRookie

    TheRookie Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's what I always did to clean out brooders etc. As long as it's fairly warm and the ground isn't wet, sure go for it! Pretty sure it's the easiest way to clean. Just make sure either someone watches them or you have them in a covered cage like a dog crate.
     
  4. Chikas123

    Chikas123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Cool thank s :)
     
  5. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    They would need to be warm and dry, and safe from predators.
     
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    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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