Traveling with Quail Chicks

Discussion in 'Quail' started by ewgraver, May 7, 2016.

  1. ewgraver

    ewgraver Hatching

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    Hello all,
    I am new to the forum, I have read many of the threads but near impossible to read them all.
    I am due to pick up 20 quail chicks early next week. Most likely they will be a day or two old. Problem is that I have 2 hour drive after I pick them up. How long can they go without heat? I can probably crank up the car heater but I'd rather not pass out while driving. Any and all suggestions welcome.
    Thank you!!
     

  2. DK newbie

    DK newbie Songster

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    A heat pack, a bottle filled with hot water and wrapped in a towel or something similar should help. I wouldn't attempt a 2-hour trip with day old quail without additional heat.
     
  3. BellaTweety

    BellaTweety In the Brooder

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    If you have some sort of power cable in the car try to bring some sort of heating device such as a heat pad. I have a plug in, in my car that I attach a power cable to, to keep my traveling birds warm.
    Hope I helped. [​IMG]
     

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