YAY!!!Is it ok to start them outside?!?!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Justino, May 14, 2008.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Is it ok to start like 1 week old chicks outside with a heat lamp with temps of 70-80 in day and 55-70 at night??? [​IMG] yup, im gettin some new lil fluff balls! but mom doesnt want all that mess and smell in the house :mad:
     
  2. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    By outside do you mean in a coop or shed?
     
  3. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:in a coop
     
  4. Sahara

    Sahara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are outside in a separate pen with their mother. Our day temps are in the 70's and the night has been in the 50's but it has been extremely cold for us. Tomorrow it is supposed to be in the 80's.

    I was concerned the first day but mother hen has done a great job of keep theming warm.
     
  5. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:well what if they dont got a mother hen? but a heat lamp? [​IMG]
     

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