What is the Best way Transport across state line.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jbreeden00, Feb 17, 2015.

  1. jbreeden00

    jbreeden00 In the Brooder

    Feb 2, 2014
    So I am moving from MO to CO. I found several places that allows 6 hens, sadly no roo. I would like to bring my best layers with me. What is the best way to transport my girls with minimal stress (and smell to me). Do you even recommend taking them, or should I just get new ones(which makes me kinda sad, I love some of my girls).
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    First check with the agricultural department of the state you're moving too about the restrictions of bringing your chickens into the state, there are often health certificates that need to be obtained....unless you're just going to fly under the radar.

    I've seen numerous discussions on this, there are a multitude of options.
    The advanced search will find you several threads about moving chicken long distances.
    advanced search>titles only> moving chickens
    advanced search>titles only> transporting chickens

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