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when can Guineas life out side

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pax12, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. pax12

    pax12 Songster 10 Years

    Feb 7, 2008
    when can Guineas live out side if the temps are 28 * f
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    You need to make sure they are acclimated to the temps. I would say to try and keep some kind of light on them for at least 3 months, but that's just me. If they are fully feathered and used to the temps, I think about 8 weeks is okay. But you really need to make certain they are used to being in colder temps.
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    28 I would say when they're fully feathered.
    Mine went into the barn at a week old. The pullets took care of them. I gave them a heat lamp, but they never used it.

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