The Hardest Part About Hatching Chicks For Profit

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Farmer Connie, Jun 16, 2017.

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  1. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie "I'll get by with a little help from my friends" Premium Member

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    We run 3 incubators with intervals of seven days between each. Eggs are hand turned so they hold more.. We have been having a 70% hatch rate with average of 50 eggs per Bator.
    Some are full breed and some are crosses.
    Lately some of the crosses are so Darn beautiful. Smokey Grey's and various splashes of uncommon blends.
    Hard to keep in mind that you can't keep them all sometimes.
    I have to post a pic of the smokey gray baby.
    I love the cross combinations!
     
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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Yea I remember my start too, but after a little time the faces on that cash starts Looking better than feeding all those chicks you kept that you did not need!! LOL
     

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