ok we got some baby chicks at our local feed store. 2 barred rock and 2 cornish rock. and a mystery chick. i had no idea cornish rock where meat chickens! so now what to do with them? this was a project for the kids so im not going to die if they done lay eggs, but will they lay eggs? dont all chickens? also someone said they are not designed to live long. so about how long will they live? will they make good pets? anytime i google them all i come up with is recipes!!! help!