What to bring my chicks home in

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mattic, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. mattic

    mattic New Egg

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    I'm picking up my chicks on Friday or Saturday and was wondering what I should bring them home in. I'm getting 11 (maybe 12), so would an appropriate sized box do? I will be travelling for about 35-40 minutes. Should I have the heat turned up in my truck?

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cardboard box. They'll be fine at whatever temperature you're comfortable for the ride. For that short a ride, I wouldn't worry about airholes, etc as I'm pretty sure whoever will be holding the box will be looking in on them frequently [​IMG]
     
  3. mattic

    mattic New Egg

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    Yep, the "Chili Dog" in my profile photo will be helping me....
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I suspected you were going to have lots of "help" lol.
     
  5. LTygress

    LTygress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be more worried about how to secure the box so little "Chili dog" doesn't let them loose mid-trip! LOL!
     
  6. mattic

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    She's eight (the picture was from 2-3 years ago) and pretty responsible.
     

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