Question about shipping baby chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dandydoodle, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    Can you ship chicks at six weeks? If so how do you get them food and water?
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2011
  2. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

    Jun 3, 2011
    Middle Tennessee
    I read about people shipping chickens of ALL ages. I received some 3-week old chicks that were shipped. In the box, they were surrounded with nesting materials (straw/shavings), and there was a half apple. I guess the apple would provide both food and moisture. There was also a heat pack with them. They were shipped express mail - so I got them the day after they were shipped.

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