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When Can Chicks Go Outside? - Backyard Poultry

When Can Chicks Go Outside? - Backyard Poultry


When Can Chicks Go Outside? - Backyard Poultry

Add to Favorites Keeping brooders at optimal temperatures helps babies stay healthy. But when can chicks go outside? Hens will let offspring spend longer moments outside, as babies age. Wings develop and tufts form on tails. Then chests fill in. Eventually, babies have enough coverage that they no longer hide beneath wings to keep warm.

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