Transporting baby chicks

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by abbygibson1212, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. abbygibson1212

    abbygibson1212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you're going to drive for 2 days with baby chicks in the car, what would be a good way to keep them fed and watered with out spilling it everywhere?
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    I would wet their crumbles, so that way you won't need to water them. You can also get the gro-gel packs for baby chicks. It's food and water all in one.

    But if you are picking the chicks up on their first day, meaning they hatched that day, they are good without food and water as they finish absorbing their yolk sack over the next two days.

    More important is not letting them get chilled.
     
  3. abbygibson1212

    abbygibson1212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @azygous Thanks! I've got the heat covered, I'm gonna buy a 72 hour heating pad for the trip
     

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