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How fast do baby chicks grow?

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How fast do baby chicks grow? Most people buy day old baby chicks for their potential.  Either your chicks will grow into an egg-laying machine, or they will get jacked to the core and offer some tasty meat as broiler chickens.  The only exception is if you're using chicks as live prey for snakes or raptors.  Chicks are superior to rodents, but can grow quickly, so you'll either need to use them all right away, or freeze some for a future feeding.  But if you're not a snake owner, and truly want your baby chicks to grow, it's good for planning...

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