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"Hatch Out" ~ What does it mean??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by erthemama, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. erthemama

    erthemama In the Brooder

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    On a website to order chicks, they have "hatch out" (from "not at all likely" to "very likely") as one of the characteristics along with things I know like "egg production" (from "poor" to "best") and "free range" (from "poor" to "best").

    Does "hatch out" refer to the broodiness or the likelihood of chicks to hatch in an incubator? Thanks!!
     

  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    I've seen it used, like you say, to refer to the probability of the breed going broody.
     
  3. erthemama

    erthemama In the Brooder

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    Oh, great, thanks! Google didn't help me at all. lol
     

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