How much attention should I be giving my baby chicks? I want them to be friendly. They aren't necessarily going to be pets but I want them to be as good natured as possible. My chicks are 6 days old, they are black sex links. Should I be doing anything in particular to socialize them? Should I leave them be? They aren't fond of being picked up...at least not yet. Or, will I have to wait for them to get much older and learn to associate me with the food/treats before they grow fond of me?