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What to with chickens when taking a vacation????

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cgainer, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. cgainer

    cgainer Out Of The Brooder

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    I've just moved to south Georgia and I was wondering what to do with my chickens when I have to go out of town? Any suggestions? I don't really know anyone yet to ask.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Maybe you could check with a local 4-H group to see if any of the older kids would be willing to learn how you care for your birds and they could take care of them when you have to leave? Or check with someone at your feed store to see if they know of anyone that can check on your flock. It's not easy to take off on vacations when you have farm animals, especially for extended periods of time.

    Good luck!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, cgainer, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard!! I agree with the above suggestions of CTKen and NFC. That's a downside to chickens....you really can't board them like a dog or cat. A reliable neighbor could possibly help out. Hope you find a solution. Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
     
  5. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

    How many chickens do you have?

    I suggest getting a prescription from you Doc, for a therapy chicken..

    Then you just take them with you..
     
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  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]That's why a lot of chicken folk don't take vacations -[​IMG]
     
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  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Truth! [​IMG]
     
  9. ejcrist

    ejcrist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What's a vacation?
     
  10. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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