Newbie with a delema...help!!!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by yodercountrygirl, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. yodercountrygirl

    yodercountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am thinking of getting a few chicks this weekend, but the problem is that we will be gone for 2 days next week. What should I do about the feed and water??? I am very new at this
     
  2. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    is there any way possible you can wait until you return to get them? Ask your feed store (if thats where you're getting them from) to hold them for you.

    Its the best solution given that baby chicks require alot of tending to daily when they are little.

    Congrats on your new babies and welcome to BYC!
     
  3. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    Or have someone come in to tend them. Young chicks are exceptionally vulnerable and the heat lamp creates a fire risk. They need to be supervised.
     
  4. yodercountrygirl

    yodercountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think I know someone that will come and watch them... didn't know why I didn't think of that myself :h
     

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