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Egg Incubators In A Boody Chickens

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Egg incubators were made to stimulate a mother chicken sitting on her eggs. Incubators were originally used to incubate chickens where the weather was too severe for the mother chicken to obtain the optimal tempter and humidity. Now, many people use incubators to learn about the chicken development and to experience the hatching of chicks. Farmers use incubators to continue nursing an egg if the hen quits brooding.

There are many differences between hatching chickens in an incubator and with a broody chicken. It is not necessarily easier to hatch chicks broody or w its an incubator. A broody hen is one that is “wishing or inclined to incubate eggs.” (Webster Dictionary) It is possible to lose chicks with both ways of incubation, but there are good aspects of both that would appear in some situations over others. In an incubator, it is easier to control the timing of the eggs. A hen goes broody really, whenever it wants to and it is hard to disturb them once they have decided to go broody. It is also easier to hack more eggs. A hen can incubate twelve or fewer eggs, white an incubator can safely hatch over two dozen, depending on the …show more content…

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  • Explains that egg incubators were made to stimulate a mother chicken sitting on her eggs. incubators were originally used to incubate chickens where the weather was too severe to obtain the optimal tempter and humidity.
  • Explains the differences between hatching chickens in an incubator and with a broody chicken.
  • Explains that hatching chickens can be difficult without a mother, but they will still develop with enough care and attention. candling should be done around three days of incubation, and candled around day five.
  • Explains that if an incubator does not automatically rotate the eggs, one must manually turn them every twelve hours so the chick doesn't get stuck to the sides of the egg.
  • Explains that an incubator for chicken eggs makes it easy to hatch chickens if one has access to the right materials. in planes with little food or money could use incubators to provide food.
  • Explains that one must collect a stir foam cooler, light bulb, heavy-duty tape, chicken wire, thermometer, and damp sponge to begin making an incubator.
  • Explains that cheap incubators are a good way for people to make food in places with little money because they produce more eggs which will then hatch into more chicken and some eggs can be eaten.
  • Explains that in order for eggs to hatch, they must be kept in a specific environment, such as an incubator, with temperature and humidity of 99 to 99.5 degrees fahrenheit.
  • Describes how an egg grows from cells to a chicken in 21 days. the egg is fertilized, blood circulates, joints appear, toenails, nostrils, and eyelids appear.
  • Explains how to care for the chicks after they hatch. the brooder is the place where they will live for a couple weeks before moving int the coop with all the other chickens.

It is best o start by marking the eggs with two different symbols, one on the top side of the egg and one on the bottom so it is easy to tell which eggs have been rotated. Then the eggs must be turned. The more the eggs are turned, the better chance they have of surviving. The eggs must be turned an odd number each day so that they do not rest on the same side overnight for two days in a row. It is very important to pay attention to the eggs before, and while in incubation. If an egg stays put for too long or is not fertile, the chickens will not hatch. It is easy to avoid the problems if one pays enough attention to the small details in a chicks early

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