Rapid Temperature Changes..

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by KHBaker, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. KHBaker

    KHBaker Chirping

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    Hi all! Recently, I moved my 6 week old chicks to their coop permanently. They have only been out there for about a week, and there is no way to run electricity to the coop. Currently, the temperatures fluctuate between the 60s and 40s and they seem to be doing great. However, Friday it is supposed to get into the low 30s. Should I bring them back inside that night, move them to the barn instead of the coop, or should they be okay? They are all fully feathered except for a few little tufts of fuzz on top of one's head. Picture attached is of them the first day in the coop. chickens1.JPG coopchickens.JPG
     
  2. SueT

    SueT Free Ranging

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    No, they'll be fine. I moved mine out at 5 weeks and we had a freeze 2 days later. No problem. They can handle it, really! They have down underwear!
     
  3. Abriana

    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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    At first I thought the title said rabid temperature changes and I was like, wot?
     
  4. KHBaker

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    Thank you for your quick reply, I'll leave them as is then! :)

    Haha sorry about that, nothing rabid here!
     

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