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Keeping Chicks Warm on the Ride Home?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chicks Galore3, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    My chicks will have a half hour car ride home...do I just blast the heat and hope they stay warm enough?
     
  2. Araucana16

    Araucana16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blast the heat, yeah.

    But if it's just an hour and a half, and it's, what, 60-70 degrees + heat, they should be fine.
     
  3. chicken8

    chicken8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Get some hand warmer packs or fill a thermos with boiling water and transfer that to a metal water bottle (wrapped in a towel) at pick up.
     
  4. theawesomechick

    theawesomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I tried the thermos method for my second batch of chicks, it didn't really work all that well. It was a 65-ish degree day and the chicks were fine.
     
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  5. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    I was thinking about putting a hot pack or something in there like that. I'll just blast the heat then. :D Can't WAIT!
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Your chicks will be fine at whatever temp you are comfortable. It's only half an hour! Baby chicks get out from under momma for longer than that, even at just a day old.
     

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