Buying and hatching eggs naturally

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jscrouchet, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. jscrouchet

    jscrouchet New Egg

    2
    0
    7
    Jan 18, 2011
    I have a great sitter she is a silver phoenix but I would like to get some Americana eggs for her to hatch. I was just wondering about the shipment of the eggs do they need the heat packs, do i have to let them rest before I give them to the chicken to sit on, medicated food, etc. I got chicks last year from the local farm store and they all did great but since I have a sitter I wanted to try and hatch some on our own. If there is someone that could give me any information on the process it would be greatly appreciated.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by