My son wants to....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jolyn, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. Jolyn

    Jolyn Songster

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    My 4.5 year old would like to take a few of the chicks to his preschool. Would it be ok to seperate the chicks for about an hour and a half to take a couple there? They are over two weeks old now. Would this disrupt them too much?

    I was planning on putting them in a little ventilated box with some food and water.

    Thanks for any info,
  2. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Songster

    Aug 31, 2007
    i took a few birds, chicks, and ducklings to my little cousins school once. They were fine. I would say it would be ok to do that. Just take enough chicks to keep so thay can keep eachother warm.
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2008
  3. Cheep Mama

    Cheep Mama Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    I'm sure they will be fine and the kids will love them!!!
  4. S0rcy

    S0rcy Songster

    I have been taking my Buff Orpingtons to my childrens Elementary school one day a week for two weeks now and they love it [​IMG] The kids make drawings of how they change and ask all kinds of questions.
  5. kbarrett

    kbarrett Songster

    Nov 12, 2007
    I took 4 of our 1 1/2 week old chicks to my sons' preschool last Thurs. The kids had a blast. It was very warm that day and the chicks seemed fine if a little tired when I got them back in their brooder. It's hard work being oohed & aaah'd over [​IMG]
  6. Jolyn

    Jolyn Songster

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    The kids loved the chicks. I took in four and they did great!!!

    Thanks for the info,
  7. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    Excellent. I am glad it went well and the kids had a great time.

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