Moving chickens 20 hours

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by roshasta1, May 7, 2017.

  1. roshasta1

    roshasta1 Just Hatched

    May 7, 2017
    Hello i am new to the byc forums! I have a small flock of 4 hens. We currently live in CA and will be moving to AR by the end of next year so we have a bit of time to figure things out. It is a 20 hour drive.
    My question is have you ever traveled with your flock? I have a dog kennel i can take them in but im trying to figure out how to transport them. Is it possible to keep them in the back of the uhaul or is that unwise? We have a truck im thinking maybe we can buy a camper and keep them in the bed of the truck but a camper is a bit expensive when we are saving to move. Any tips would be appreciated!!!
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. I'd say putting them in the kennel, in uhaul would be fine, but I'd include a stop every few hours to ensure that they can at least drink. I've not done it, but I know that other members have done so.

    Best wishes
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    Mar 3, 2015
    Welcome to BYC!

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