when to move chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mxpres, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 21, 2009
    my 7 cornish chicks are 11 days old,growing like crazy..I have them in a 30 gallon tote,,how soon should I move them into something larger?still too cold to move them outside,temp still in the low to middle 30s here in NC mountains,,mxpres
  2. :D chicken

    :D chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2009
    if you put them in a big cardboard box for a temporary (like a few minutes) you could build a box for them like i did or you could buy a metal horse trough they are a bit expensive but it might work i suggest building some lumber and buying a box to keep indoors mine is in my kitchen or maybe a spare bedroom:jumpy

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