OMG! What hatchery is this?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Celtic Hill, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait till the chicks are hatched!! WHY WHY does anyone think it's okay to put ANY animal on a conniver belt!
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    well to move alot of chicks in a given time. I think those chicks are Cornish X's so their lives are not going to be long. As far as the hatchery, it could be any of them that deals with broiler industry.

    If you look at McMurray and Ideal Hatchery series, they are little kinder, all of them are in crates.
     
  4. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
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    Quote:Haha sorry about that [​IMG]


    well to move alot of chicks in a given time. I think those chicks are Cornish X's so their lives are not going to be long. As far as the hatchery, it could be any of them that deals with broiler industry.

    If you look at McMurray and Ideal Hatchery series, they are little kinder, all of them are in crates.

    I understand but still, like a chick is hatched, drooped through a roller, moved on a belt, sexed and thrown down a chute, then tossed out of a thing into boxes...and we wonder why we have chicks DOA...​
     
  5. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    thats vert common in big hatcheries, I seen a very sad video of that once. I'll find it for you.
     
  6. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Here is a horrible video, but its the truth
     
  7. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's too bad that the little babies have to start out their little lives like that. But, if they're going to be used for commercial meat farms, their lives are miserable from beginning to end. Poor things.
     
  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Supply and demand, that is how they do it cost effectively and goes to show they are tough buggers. Really, shipping stress is the reason for the majority of birds that don't make it mail order. If you don't agree, don't buy from them. Change is bottom up, change from top down is never good.
     
  9. EweSheep

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    Quote:2 x
     
  10. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Quote:Ummm...it's a Conveyor belt. But thanks for the laugh! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    ETA: The Conniver is the one running the belt. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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