Early Hatching??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lucky1, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. Lucky1

    Lucky1 Chirping

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    I am going to enter a science fair competition and i want to do my project on chickens! I am wanting to see if i can shorten the incubation period. but i am open to ideas! I will be trying to hatch my best friends red sex-link eggs (black sex-link rooster), other wise the eggs would be in the frying pan as soon as they found them. please answer quick so then i can get started as soon as possible. (i have to have my final report in by April 1, so i want the chicks to be hatched way before then.) again, i am open to other peoples ideas as well!
     

  2. Lucky1

    Lucky1 Chirping

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    Anybody?
     
  3. pawtraitart

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    It's easy to shorten the incubation period. You can raise your temps up a bit above the ideal during incubation, but that can cause problems for the developing chick.
     
  4. Lucky1

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    How so? I am planning on coloring the embryo's different colors to identify them better, but i am thinking about changing the incubation up a bit to make it interesting, but i don't want to harm the chicks. I want to make this experiment very interesting for me as well as the judges.I want to go out on a leap any try something new. :)
     

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