When Can My Chicks Go outside?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by zookeepersgirl, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. [​IMG]I have 19 chicks that are 9 weeks old and 10 chicks that are 7 weeks old. When is it safe to have them join my adult flock of 12 chickens? I am not concerned about the temperature, but just that they will be able to hold their own against the adults.
     
  2. Kitkatkate

    Kitkatkate Out Of The Brooder

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    As long as you provide some sort of oasis that they can get in and the big chickens can't, they'll be fine.
     
  3. Cacique500

    Cacique500 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When they're about the same size as the adult hens...4+ months IIRC...

    There's also a ton of threads on here about integrating flocks...I'd read up on it so you don't wind up with any dead birds!
     

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