When should chicks go to outside Coop

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MTChick79, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. MTChick79

    MTChick79 New Egg

    Mar 23, 2013
    I have 14 chicks that are 4 weeks old. 7 are Black Australorps and 7 are Barred Rocks. I live in Northern Montana about 40 miles from Canada. I was wondering when I should put the girls out into their Coop. I don't have their run built just yet but I think its to cold out now anyway for them to be outdoors. I had to make their brooder bigger since they are getting bigger and they where much happier. Also they have stinky diarrhea, any suggestions on how to cure that. Its bad. Thank for any help.

  2. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2010
    Western Washington
    I am in Colorado and the general advise out here is between 6-8 weeks. I start putting them outside for the day and bringing them in at night at 4 weeks, barring bad weather days.

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