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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kansas3, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. kansas3

    kansas3 In the Brooder

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    how old do the baby silkies have to be before they go outside. have large pens, nesting boxes in the pen. hay and shaving in the pen. the chicks r 10wks and the others r 8 wks old. they r in the laundry rm. but am ready for them to go out. They r in a large cage. Temps here r about 18 to 40 degrees at night.. I can lock them in the nesting boxes at night.
     

  2. you might want to post this on the silkie forum.
     
  3. I bet you are ready for them to go out side as I put mine
    out side at six weeks of age and it gets down to 19 F
    right now but there are also fifteen of them to keep each
    other warm how many do you have and will they have
    there own area to sleep in .......


    gander007 [​IMG]
     

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