Hi! My name is Rachel, and my little brother Johnny and I are preparing to order chicken eggs to hatch. We have our incubator all set, (see pics in last posting by us) but we have some more questions... 1. When your chicken eggs arrive, is that day one, or do you account for travel time? 2. When should you move chicks from the incubator to the brooder? 3. We were planning on using either an old guinea pig cage (http://www.petco.com/product/113068/WARE-Home-Sweet-Home-Purple-Small-Animal-Cage.aspx) or a medium sized dog crate (http://www.petco.com/product/111704...?CoreCat=MM_DogSupplies_CratesKennelsCarriers) Would these be okay for using as brooders? Which one is better? 4. When can you first hold chicks, and do you do it? 5. My little brother is telling me that red lights makes chicks stressed, and even cannibalistic. Is this true? 6. Should we put towels on top of the wire mesh in the incubator, or something else? 7. Is my pet chickens a good and reliable website to order eggs from? 8. What temperature should you keep the brooder at? 9. When you order chicken eggs, do yo get mostly boys or girls? when they hatch can you tell? 10. When chicken eggs arrive, do you put them in the incubator right away or let them sit for a bit? 11. How much can the temperature fluctuate in the incubator? PLEASE help us even if you know just one answer! Thanks so much!