New momma - questions

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by crench222, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. crench222

    crench222 New Egg

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    My family and I have gone ahead with our dream to have chickens! We have six 2 1/2 week old chicks (2 silver laced wyandottes, 2 americaunas and 2 barred rocks) and two 1 1/2 week old chicks (2 RIRs). As a new "momma" I have a few questions:

    We have a "chick stick" treat which they all LOVE. We also got some dried mealworms but none of them seems to care about it. Are they too young still?

    Also - we have some grit, and have been putting it down, but have no idea how much and how often?

    We live in Kansas City MO and it's already 85 outside -- when would we be able to move them outside? We were thinking if we put them out but kept the heatlamp on outside that might work? I don't want to put the younger ones out yet as they still have a lot of fluff and not as many feathers.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Tressa27884

    Tressa27884 Chillin' With My Peeps

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