putting chicks in coop

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by k625, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. k625

    k625 Songster

    Aug 14, 2007
    My chicks are about 4 weeks old now, and I just got finished building my coop for them. I was wondering if it was ok if they went outside for like an hour or so? I wasnt sure if they were too young or not. I brought them out to the coop today and yesterday for about 20 minutes, and they had a blast. Let me know your opinions on this. Thanks so much!

  2. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007
    If its not too cold they'll be fine, lots of folks put their chickens out at 4 weeks - just be careful of drafts and cold.
    My chicks are outside every day - all day if its warm enough - they LOVE it - been outside since around a week and a half or so when we got their tractor done.
    (If my coop was done - mine would be out there all night too)
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2007
  3. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007
    THis is our little tractor thingie - so they can be outside during the day: (this whas when they were still TINY little fluff balls
    [​IMG] we are still busy on the coop (in the back ground of this pic) but they're still going out in the tractor every day!

    Last edited: Sep 2, 2007

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