Hi everyone! I am new here, and have a few questions about raising baby chicks. I'm sorry if this has been posted before, this is my first ever post although I've been lurking for quite some time. We got a mix of golden comet and buff orpington chicks from our local tractor supply store. I've got them home, we set them up in a pretty large box, with two heat lamps, water, and chick starter. This was all done at the recommendation of the lady at the store. She also gave us and antibiotic powder and told me to put 1 tsp in each gallon of their water... what I would like to know is, is there anything else I need to be giving them? Also, since it is still cold outside, they are obviously in my basement right now, where they are warm. I was informed by a friend of mine that I should purchase an air cleaner, because chicks can put a lot of bacteria into the air and cause our family to get sick... I've never heard of this, and no one has made mention of it to me. I of course don't want my family to get sick. I have a one year old and a six year old, but I have heard of many people keeping their chicks indoors for the first few weeks, and have never heard of needing an air cleaner? Can anyone inform me on this? Thanks!