What shall I do?????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by clucking with my chicken, Apr 23, 2019.

Shall I move the chicks

Poll closed Apr 27, 2019.
  1. Yes

    3 vote(s)
    75.0%
  2. No

    1 vote(s)
    25.0%
  3. I’m not an expert

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. errr if yall want

    0 vote(s)
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  1. clucking with my chicken

    clucking with my chicken Chirping

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    Hi, I have 3 chicks and I need them outside by Saturday ( guests coming ),
    Their coop is inside the our home and its massive.
    They will be 3 wks old one Friday,
    Can I keep them outside it will be raining and thunderstorms
    After our U.K. heatwave.
    I don’t wanna stress them out by moving them and moving them all the time,
    Originally they where in my home then I moved them to a family members home a few doors away from my home.
    Thy are setting in but what do I do!?
    I don’t want them to die
    I would like the more experts chick owner,
    I need help fast and all the best information I can get
    (Sorry no offense!)
     
  2. danceswithronin

    danceswithronin Crowing

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    I think they should be fine, my chicks are two and four weeks and I frequently move them outside to the run and back again depending on whether I need my dogs in the garage or not. I just read an article on this website last night about brooding chicks outdoors in the winter, so I'm sure yours will be okay.

    If it is going to rain make sure the temperatures are not going to drop too much at night and that the chicks are not getting wet wherever they are, you don't want them to catch a chill. But if they're already feathered out they should do okay.
     
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  3. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Move them out...they are plenty old enough to be outside...in a secure coop with shade.;)
     
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  4. Aunt Angus

    Aunt Angus Crowing

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    I put all of mine out asap. But my nighttime temps are pretty mild, and I use a mama heating pad instead of a lamp (less risk of fire). If they've got heat, shelter from the rain, no drafts, safety from predators, and secure food and water, they should be fine.

    I have a 3 day old outside now, but she's with an actual mama!
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  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Coop is inside the house?
    Please post pics.
    Is 'coop' weather proof?
     
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  6. clucking with my chicken

    clucking with my chicken Chirping

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    Hi thanks everyone!
    Kk let me find the photos
     
  7. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    They’ll be fine but ensure they have the plenty of bedding and to prevent them from getting cold.
     

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