Discovery Channel Mass Chick Incubation Video

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nuclear Chickens, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. Nuclear Chickens

    Nuclear Chickens Bird Mechanic

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    Found this on YouTube while looking to learn how to Incubate Eggs. WOW! Ever wonder how factory farms got that many chicks in a short amount of time? That's a lot of chicks.

     
  2. adbayer

    adbayer Out Of The Brooder

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    ugh. those poor babies!!!
     
  3. chicksrcool

    chicksrcool Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG, that was terrible to see them on a conveyor belt like that! They must be terrified [​IMG]
    I would get fired from that place because I would be stuffing as many chicks into my coat as possible!
     
  4. Nuclear Chickens

    Nuclear Chickens Bird Mechanic

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    Yea, me too. At least I know mine are well cared for. Kind of like we are giving good homes to refugees. Wow did I just coin a new phrase. We don't keep chickens. We provide homes for Factory Farm Refugees! Let the movement begin![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  5. SimplySplendidSilkies

    SimplySplendidSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sound like a very good mission for me. I will need more coops.
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  6. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the person speaking said day 19 they use their beak to crack a hole in the shell after 6 to 8 hours the chick is free.......... and so on. did anyone else catch that? the dumping of the chicks is sad to me
     
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  7. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    My 4 year old grand daughter just saw this with me. Shook her head and said "we sure take better care of our baby chickens."

    Geez what a system.

    Oh and yes I caught that too.
     
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  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    And that's where your hatchery ordered chicks come from. [​IMG]
     
  9. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    chicksrco:lol:ol :

    OMG, that was terrible to see them on a conveyor belt like that! They must be terrified [​IMG]
    I would get fired from that place because I would be stuffing as many chicks into my coat as possible!

    [​IMG] me too!​
     
  10. 3dogs

    3dogs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was okay until the chicks hatched, then it was all down hill. That video was pretty sad.
     

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