What age should you sell baby chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by temple1612, Mar 20, 2018.

  1. temple1612

    temple1612 Chirping

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    I hatched some chicks with the intension of selling them, but am not sure what age I should sell them. Is it okay to sell chicks that are under 4 days old?
     
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  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    Yep. People do it all of the time. Just be smart and don't chill them or anything.
     
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  3. dunnmom

    dunnmom Crowing

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    You can. Around here older chicks sell for a little more to offset the cost of keeping them.
     
  4. Lauren Kim

    Lauren Kim Songster

    For the first few days, chicks feed off of where they hatched from. They probably still have a good amount of yolk and nutrients in their bodies. Just be sure that they have bedding so that they can be comfy.
     
  5. oregonkat

    oregonkat Crowing

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    I sell my chicks at a week old so I can monitor them for any potential trouble before selling.
     

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