Chicks Arrived

6:47am the post office called to tell us that our new chicks had arrived from Ohio. They were a day late. I went down and got them. The chicks were cold and lethargic.

I put them under the heat lamp. two could not stand on their own and I started giving them water with honey and vitamins. The sugar shot woke them up. The temperature is about 90 in their box, now, and they are cheeping away.

Here is a picture of one.

2 Comments

  1. Justine wrote:

    I don’t understand how they survive the trip from Ohio- arent they stuck in a box with no water/food/heat, etc.?

    Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 4:47 pm | Permalink
  2. Keith wrote:

    Yes,

    It looks like two are going to die.

    Chicks have enough food stored to last them more than 48 hours after they hatch without food. The box has a little chem packet that gives off heat. Still it took two days to get here and it should have only taken 1.

    Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 5:14 pm | Permalink

 

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