Transporting to be processed

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by tim1970, May 29, 2008.

  1. tim1970

    tim1970 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quick question...


    I am contemplating using a cattle trailer to take the birds in. (Cornish X, 8 weeks old). At this age and size is there any danger of them flying out of the trailer? They would have to fly straight up about 4 feet to the opening.
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If they are like mine were they couldn't get their fat butts more than 6 inches off the floor - but don't be surprised some may be very strong and try.
     
  3. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Use cardboard boxes. Once the lid is closed shut, they think it's nighttime and go to sleep.
     

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