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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chasitypearl, May 1, 2009.

  1. chasitypearl

    chasitypearl Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 12 babies about 7 weeks old was wanting to put them in the big coop so they have more space does this sound okay
     
  2. gkeesling

    gkeesling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put mine out at 5 weeks in 30 degree weather. I kept a heat lamp on in the coop. By now, they should be feathered out enough, unless you live in Alaska, they should do just fine without a heat lamp.
     
  3. chasitypearl

    chasitypearl Out Of The Brooder

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    thats what i was hoping beacause they are almost to big for there hatchery as i call it
     
  4. chasitypearl

    chasitypearl Out Of The Brooder

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    i am worried about my big hens though plus i have a pretty big roo in there too what you think
     
  5. gkeesling

    gkeesling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you have grown hens? that makes for a different outcome. I wouldn't suggest mixing younger chickens with older chickens until they are about the same size. You may try putting them into a separated area until they get close to the same size.
     

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