Too cold for the littles?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BirdsInParadise, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. BirdsInParadise

    BirdsInParadise Songster

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    I'm thinking of putting my noobies out for their first night tonight. They are about 6-7 weeks. They have spent the majority of the their days outside for the past 12-14 days. Only coming in at night.
    It's supposed to be low 50s here tonight.
    They should do just fine, correct?

    Thank you for any and all replies !
     
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    Absolutely. My babies are brooded outside with MHP. They wean themselves off heat at 4 - 5 weeks of age with night time temps down to freezing.
     
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  3. BirdsInParadise

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    I've only got 2 chicks to huddle together.
    No problem?
     
  4. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    They should be fine. If you are worried about them, you can give them a huddle box, but really, they will be fine. They are wearing down jackets. They will scream like they think they are being killed. All chicks do that when going to bed in a new place!
     
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    Thank you for your assistance!!!
     
  6. lazy gardener

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