A hatchery video

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by columbiacritter, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2008
    Scappoose Oregon
    A lot different than the happy videos the hatcheries have on their site.
    I also had no idea they could be vaccinated in the shell for mareks.

  2. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Los Angeles CA
    it makes me sad to see videos like that, babies bieng treated like inanimate objects [​IMG]
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2009
  3. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

    May 24, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    "inanimate," as in "not living." [​IMG] You got it!
  4. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Los Angeles CA
    Quote:thanks i fixed it, never was good at spelling lol
  5. rendonhen

    rendonhen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 11, 2009
    rendon, tx
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  6. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    Poor lil things!! makes me not want to order from hatcheries... I couldn't work there I'd be fired tryin to be all careful....LOL
  7. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    Aww poor little chicks! That first week of life is just hell.

    Just curious, but is it really true what they said about the feathering? Can you really tell a male from a female by the uneven feather wings? This would make things soooo much easier!
  8. coachwife2004

    coachwife2004 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 29, 2008
    that is depressing to watch I am surprised any of them survive![​IMG]
  9. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    From what I have read, it is usually only if fast feathering and slow feathering breeds are crossed that you can sex by the feathers. They are hybrids, not the typical breeds we keep in backyards.
  10. LlamaChick

    LlamaChick Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 1, 2008
    Llama Country
    Are the non commercial places like McMurry, Ideal, My Pet Chicken and such like that? Since (from my knowledge) they aren't supplying those "factory farms"

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