New chicken mom on the move

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FLchick1007, May 19, 2016.

  1. FLchick1007

    FLchick1007 New Egg

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    I am currently living in Pennsylvania and a while ago someone bought me six baby chicks. Not planning that I knew I would be moving back to Florida. Now knowing that I have to take these chicks with me how does anybody suggest moving them?. I've become very attached and couldn't imagine leaving them behind. [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Put some bedding in a moving box and close it up with sufficient air holes.
    If it is dark, they will sleep.
     
  3. FLchick1007

    FLchick1007 New Egg

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    Should they all be in together
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You might putting "Moving with Chickens," in the search box - lots of folks have detailed their stories of traveling with them - what worked best and what didn't.
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    It doesn't really matter.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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