Traveling while chicks are young

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Tracyree, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Tracyree

    Tracyree Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2011
    I have some 2 1/2 week old chicks and my husband wants us to visit his family this weekend. He'd like to stay 3 days, 2 nights. I can't see how I can leave the chicks that long.

    He said we could go just Saturday and Sunday if need be.

    Would you be comfortable leaving chicks for two days?

    Other ideas? It's four hours away, so taking them along would be too stressful for them I think.
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I wouldn't be comfortable with it unless I had someone coming in at least once a day to check on them; preferably twice a day.
  3. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
    Kootenays of BC!
    Yup, once a day check up. The safety of the heatlamp alone makes me wary.

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