Hello all, I have decided to raise chickens.. I have four chicks between the ages of 1-2 weeks. 2 are Rhode Island reds and and 2 are Sextons.. I was told they are all females.. 1. How to tell sex of chicks? 2. when building a coop is concrete better or dirt??? They are living in a large dog kennel right now with a 100 watt light on them. They seem to be thriving.. Any and all help on this would be greatly appreciated!!!! I have quite the circus in my house.. I have 4 boys 17to 6.. 3 cats, 3 dogs a chinchilla and the chicks.. Thanks for all of you help!!