Time to move to coop?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Beh789149, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. Beh789149

    Beh789149 Just Hatched

    Feb 20, 2017
    We live on Maui. We have 15 chicks that are 3 weeks old. I have them indoors and brooder temp is about 75 degrees just outside the lamp and about 85 degrees inside the lamp. I watched the weather this morning and our trade winds are dying for the next week (humid) with highs in my area around 80, lows around 65. I'm thinking this is a good time to relocate the brooder to the coop (still confined due to older girls) and just give the chicks their heat lamp from 7pm to 7am.

    Is it too early? They are growing feathers but far from being fully feathered. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2017
  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 19, 2015
    Eastern Shore, MD
    It sounds perfect. Mine are 2 and a half weeks old and already transitioned outdoors. It is 35 today. I use a heating pad cave for warmth for them, but it doesn't sound like you will likely need anything for them with those temps.

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