Forging ahead with the theme of spring, which might sound a little hard to muster in our current temperatures, it’s about the perfect time to put in an order for baby chicks.
Ordering chicks early has many advantages and few disadvantages. One such advantage is the range of choices where delivery is concerned: Early orderers can order chicks to be delivered at a date of their choosing, where late orderers tend to receive chicks later than they want to be raising chicks, as in June and July. April and May tend to be perfect in our region for raising chicks because, no matter the season, chicks need to be raised with heat lamps, since they don’t have mother chickens to keep them warm.
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