Chick Transportation Cage

Code : CT8

This Specially Designed Container Molded From High Quality Polypropylene has Rugged Construction and Unrestricted Cross ventilation, Even In The Partition Making 4 Compartments

Cage Features

  • No legs & Back Injuries
  • Fix Partition
  • Excellent Cross Ventilation Design
  • HygienicEasy to Clean By Water or Steam
  • Firmly Stackable & Nestable
  • High Stability and Secure Stacking And Locking
  • Chick box Matts Keep Chicks Clean, Firm and Stable
  • Matts Reduce leg Stress on chicks while in Transit
  • Customize Colour & Naming Facility Available On Container Load Order

Capacity :
Cage Weight :
Stuffing :
Colour :

80-100 Day Old chicks
1.600kg
1*20 Container 1700pc & 1*40hc 3900pc.
Red, Yellow, Blue, Orange, Grey

Measurements

LengthWidthHeight
IN CMS – IN INCHESIN CMS – IN INCHESIN CMS – IN INCHES
67 – 26.450 – 19.714.5 – 5.7

The use of chick transportation cages in poultry farming is critical for ensuring the safe and efficient movement of chicks from hatcheries to farms, and within farms as needed. These cages are specifically designed to cater to the needs of young poultry during transport, providing protection, adequate ventilation, and comfort to reduce stress and mortality rates. Understanding their use and benefits is essential for maintaining the health and welfare of chicks during these critical early days.

Key Features of Chick Transportation Cages

  • 1. Material and Design: Chick transportation cages are typically made from durable, lightweight materials such as plastic or coated wire. The design usually features open grids or perforations that provide excellent airflow, preventing overheating while keeping the chicks secure.
  • 2. Size and Capacity: The cages are designed to hold a specific number of chicks. They provide enough space to avoid overcrowding but are compact enough to prevent excessive movement, which can cause injury.
  • 3. Ease of Cleaning: Materials used for these cages are generally easy to clean and disinfect, which is crucial for preventing the spread of diseases between batches of chicks.
  • 4. Stackability: Many chick transportation cages are designed to be stackable, which maximizes space usage in transport vehicles and ensures stability during movement.

Benefits of Using Chick Transportation Cages

  • 1. Protection During Transport: The cages protect delicate chicks from environmental elements and reduce the risk of injury during transport.
  • 2. Stress Reduction: Proper ventilation and adequate space help minimize stress, which is important for the health of the chicks. Stress can suppress the immune system and increase susceptibility to disease.
  • 3. Disease Control: Using cages that are easy to clean and disinfect helps in maintaining biosecurity protocols by minimizing the risk of disease transmission.
  • 4. Mortality Reduction: The overall design and function of these cages aim to reduce mortality rates by providing a stable and secure environment during the critical period of transport.

Best Practices for Using Chick Transportation Cages

  • 1. Proper Handling: Always handle the cages gently to avoid shaking or jarring, which can stress or injure the chicks.
  • 2. Clean and Disinfect: Clean and disinfect each cage thoroughly between uses to prevent disease spread. Ensuring hygiene is particularly important in biosecurity-sensitive environments like hatcheries and farms.
  • 3. Check for Damage: Regularly inspect cages for any damage such as sharp edges or broken doors, which could harm the chicks.
  • 4. Avoid Overcrowding: Load the correct number of chicks as specified by the cage manufacturer to avoid overcrowding, which can lead to overheating and suffocation.
  • 5. Monitor Temperature: Especially during transport, monitor the temperature within the vehicle to ensure it remains within a safe range. Extreme temperatures can be fatal to young chicks.
  • 6. Proper Ventilation: Although chick cages are designed to be ventilated, placement in the transport vehicle should also consider airflow. Ensure that stacked cages do not block ventilation.

Chick transportation cages are an essential tool in the poultry industry, designed to ensure the safe, healthy, and humane transport of young birds. They contribute significantly to maintaining the quality and vitality of the chicks, thereby supporting the productivity and efficiency of poultry operations.