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what do hatcheries do to the eggs that hatch late

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by austinhart123, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Los Angeles CA
    i was watching a video and they pulled out the tray of eggs out to take the chicks out and theyre are eggs in the middle of hatching. what do they do they do to those eggs?
     
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Like Meyers, they would sell them as specials and the rest of them, I am guessing they would kill them or give them away. Sometimes we never know the real information behind those doors.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Quote:I don't think we want to know.

    Time to get a bator...
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    I wish I can fire up my bator [​IMG] but not until Jan or Feb tho! I hate to pay for energy bills that Ameren can profit off from me LOL
     
  5. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
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    Most have a Chick Eliminator and Shell Crusher which then the waste is used as fertilizer. Very sad, but something has to be done with all the extras and extra roos. I know some Egg layer hatcheries, the males just go into trash bags as they are sorted or into the grinder. poor things, they hatch and then die. What a life! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    I think Dirty Jobs have that part as well......All depends on the laws of supply and demand on pullets vs roos.
     
  7. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Los Angeles CA
    oh thats soo sad, but thanks for being honest with me
     

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