Care of Baby Chicks

Published on: 02/01/2017
Author/s : Christopher DeCubellis (University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences)

Each year many people enjoy ordering chicks from a hatchery or purchasing young chicks from a feed store. These chicks are raised primarily for home laying flocks. Some of these chickens are raised for the family table, while others are kept mainly as pets. Whatever purpose the adult chickens serve, special care must be given to young chicks in order for them to survive and grow into healthy adult...

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Farook Kahloon Farook Kahloon
February 1, 2017

Simple but informative.

September 12, 2021
How old should the chicks be when you can stop using the heat lamp?
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