question on houseing babies

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by barg, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    1) It seems like ive had these chickens longer, but earlier today I added it up and, they will be 2 weeks old on wednsday.
    They are growing faster then I expected. I have them in a tub as shown in the picture.[​IMG]
    Is this big enough for them?
    How long can I keep them in a tub this size?

    2 Black Australorps, 2 Dominiques all will be 2 weeks on Wednsday
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2007
  2. Blondie

    Blondie Songster

    Your chickies are so pretty!! No way will they fit in there till 8 weeks old. If you think they are growing fast now, just wait!! [​IMG] When can you get the coop enclosed? You can just have the basics for now - nesting boxes can come later. They won't be happy enclosed in a tub. Mine are 8 weeks and I have been letting them free range for about 2 weeks now.

    Here's the size of 8 week old chickens (about the size of footballs):

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