When does mama hen take her babies out of the coop?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by littlecreekfarm, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. littlecreekfarm

    littlecreekfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 1, 2011
    Virginia
    When will my mama hen take her 7 babies out of the coop? The chicks are 3 days old.
     
  2. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yup, takes a few days. One morning it'll just be time. Caution......if your coop is elivated and has a ramp, be sure you are there in the evening when she takes them back inside. New chicks have problems with following mom to high places and some moms don't get it. that could leave one or more outside and certain death from chill. Have fun........Pop
     

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