Silkie chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Eviesmum, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Eviesmum

    Eviesmum Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 16, 2009
    Hi all,I have 3 silkie eggs due to hatch in around 5 days time.They are with their Mum,when they hatch should I leave them outside or to give them a better chance put them under a heat lamp inside? Many thanks in advance
  2. midget_farms

    midget_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    Depends on the temp outside - Here in Illinois outside is 5 degrees - Usually though they will do fine with mom - she will keep them warm. If you are concerned however - it doesn't hurt to take the chicks & put them in a brooder for a while.
  3. SunshineSilkies

    SunshineSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
    Quote:I agree with midget...[​IMG]

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