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First Flock!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by PitaCracker, Oct 27, 2015.

  1. PitaCracker

    PitaCracker Hatching

    Oct 27, 2015
    We just purchased our first six chicks and I'm not too sure how old they are... They are from the feed store and the girl helping us didn't know. Is there any chance someone could guess based on a photo? Also, at the feed store they said we didn't need a heat lamp but all my research contradicts that. Thank you in advance for any and all input!

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] I am going to guess that they are somewhere around 5 days old judging by their wing feathers. YES you are correct in thinking that they still need supplemental heat. Good luck with your new little flock.
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