Traveling with Quail Chicks

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

  1. ewgraver

    ewgraver Hatching

    May 7, 2016
    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

    Apr 20, 2015
    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

    May 5, 2016
    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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