when can my chicks go outside?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by frankie5316, Mar 22, 2008.

  1. frankie5316

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    I have three chicks and theyre reaching 4 weeks old. i live in arizona and the air is really warm right now. can i put my chicks to live outside now? or is it to soon? theyre are starting to stink up the house
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  2. Marlinchaser

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    You can put them out anytime, they may still need supplemental heat, if the temps drop too low, 90-95 (minus 5-7 degrees for each week) so temp should be between around 70, so if it gets below that at night, give them some extra warmth. Once they are fully feathered (around 8 weeks) you can take away the heat.
     

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