Oh my, have you seen this? How it's made - Hatchery chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Namaste Mama, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. Namaste Mama

    Namaste Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kinda makes me sad, these poor babies....
     
  2. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    I remember seeing that episode...
    I guarantee I handle my babies a LOT more carefully... [​IMG]
     
  3. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    I can't watch it here at work...not sure I want to, either. [​IMG]
     
  4. PamsPride

    PamsPride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, those are tough little guys!! I guess I don't have to worry about my 4 and 6 yo being to rough on them! How do they get such a good hatch rate after they poke a hole in the egg at 18 days??
     
  5. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    that's very cool.
     
  6. Kezzie

    Kezzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do they survive that rough handling! (shudder)
     
  7. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:Because living things are resilient.
     
  8. warmfuzzies

    warmfuzzies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Boondocks, Colorado
    Sooo, little babies we hatch at home should be much healthier then ones from hatcheries?? I mean, I dont know anyone who throws their chicks down hatches.... [​IMG]
     
  9. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    I've seen a cat throw a chick or two down the hatch before... Mamma hen was extremely upset...
     
  10. mom2fourbebes

    mom2fourbebes Out Of The Brooder

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    oh no...now i really has a sad...that was horrible..poor babies.

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