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How chicks are hatched at a hatchery!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jrtpro, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. jrtpro

    jrtpro Out Of The Brooder

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    You have to see this.
     
  2. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    that was awful to watch - those poor babies getting throw around like that - makes you wonder how many end up with broken legs, necks, wings - or how many many get killed [​IMG]


    Julie
     
  3. petlove

    petlove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How stressfull for those babies. It's amazing they survive, at all. [​IMG]
     
  4. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    know i really know why i always buy free range from people i can trust. I'm just glad that at least our chicks are treated well.
     
  5. hobobrando

    hobobrando Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is horrible. I wonder how the little things make it?
     
  6. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I will never support any hatcheries. I like hatching my own eggs. Even when the odds are against me I will always hatch my own
     
  7. doodledoo

    doodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wonder...can all chicks be sexed that way or just certain breeds?
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Just certain breeds can be sexed like that.
     
  9. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    OMG! Those poor little chicks...what a cold way to come into the world. And I shutter to think of the ones that get stuck in the shell/chick seperator [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] What can you do about supply and demand though [​IMG]
     
  10. ebonykawai

    ebonykawai Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I'm with you. Hatching can be difficult and emotional but I think the wholesaling of little lives is just wrong.
     
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2008

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