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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by roxie03, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. roxie03

    roxie03 Out Of The Brooder

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    For the last 3 years I have hatched chick eggs in my First Grade classroom. I would usually put in about 32 eggs and prayed for 12 to hatch. This year I spent considerable time on the BYC message board taking advantage of all the experience here. I am proud to say that out of 24 eggs this year, my class hatched 21. I know that is not as successful as many of you experts, but we are excited. I really appreciate all the advice here. I think it really helped.
     
  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    That's great!, might be harder to find homes for more chickies! Hope the kids enjoyed it and learned a lot.
     
  3. l'uccello

    l'uccello Out Of The Brooder

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    Great to hear! Congratulations to you and the kids.
     
  4. I'vegotchickenfever

    I'vegotchickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    out of 24 eggs this year, my class hatched 21. I know that is not as successful as many of you experts

    That's a GREAT hatch...you should be proud! [​IMG]
     
  5. chilling in muscadine

    chilling in muscadine { I love being disfunctual }

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    Good deal. 21 out of 24 is pretty good! Way to go! [​IMG]
     
  6. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

    Dec 30, 2008
    Southwest Indiana
    I think this is a great idea for class rooms. And 21 out of 24? That sounds like a great hatch rate to me!!
     
  7. roxie03

    roxie03 Out Of The Brooder

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    It really is a good learning experience. We spend the 21 days learning all about the parts of the egg and the development each day. They love to see the chick move when we candle. I would recommend it to any teacher. Next we are moving on to ducks!
     

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