Chicken Behavior

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lll1422, Jan 7, 2016.

  1. lll1422

    lll1422 New Egg

    1
    0
    7
    Jan 7, 2016
    I was wondering if the chickens that were incubated by humans rather than naturally by the chicken had any differences at all, regarding interaction with humans or other birds , or even the littlest thing.
    Thank you very much.
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

    4,415
    396
    226
    Apr 22, 2015
    I have not noticed any difference in chicks hatched from incubators as compared to hatching under a broody hen; a single chick hatched in an incubator and raised alone may well have trouble interacting with other birds. I'm not positive about chickens, but I know that with many bird species this is true.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by