Should I leave my chicks in the coop for a few days?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Willow's Meadow, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2010
    My chicks are 2 1/2 weeks old. When they are old enough to go into there new coop should I lock them in the coop for a couple days or let them go in the run?
  2. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    They have enough heat out there I assume...........
    I keep mine in for a couple of days.
    Good Luck
  3. pharmchickrnmom

    pharmchickrnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2010
    Lock them in for a few days so they know that it is home. You may need to put them in at night for the first few days just because you have to teach them the routine. I did that with mine and they got it in couple of days and now put themselves in.

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