What should I BRING????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by achickschirp, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. achickschirp

    achickschirp Out Of The Brooder

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    I need to know what to bring when taking my chicks home with me? Can you make a list? That would help alot!!!
     
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  2. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    What do you have so far for keeping chickens?
     
  3. achickschirp

    achickschirp Out Of The Brooder

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    well all I have is the indoor brooder... But I'm going to buy the stuff before I go, so what would I need?
     
  4. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just looked at your other posts. Don't you already have other chicks and a coop? You have everything you need, then, right?
     
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  5. achickschirp

    achickschirp Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm a first timer
     
  6. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh, yes, sorry--I wasn't paying attention to who was posting what in that thread. Anyway... Do you have a coop? Do you have food, grit, and a heater and bedding for the brooder?
     
  7. achickschirp

    achickschirp Out Of The Brooder

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    as I said in buying those things before, what I need to know is what to bring for try ride home with them.
     
  8. JOSEPHC

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    If you are asking what do you need only for the ride home,that is simple. The supplier (hatchery, Farm Store, Etc.) should provide you a transport box with ventilation holes. Simply keep the chicks out of the draft, put them into a warm car, and drive (carefully) Secure the box if no one is there to assist you. Try to make the trip home as short as possible.
     
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  9. achickschirp

    achickschirp Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks that's what I needed!! Do you think if I asked they would separate my box from my sisters?
     
  10. JOSEPHC

    JOSEPHC Out Of The Brooder

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    My thoughts are, If there are two separate orders, they should. In either case, ask them to separate the orders, one for you and one for your sister;they should not have a problem doing this.

    Breed identification can be tricky, at least for me, when the birds are chicks. As such, the staff are usually very knowledgeable and will undoubtedly help you as they are familiar with the breed characteristics.

    Good luck with your new family of peeps.
     

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