What should I do?? Suggestions?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickenupho, Sep 15, 2018.

  1. Chickenupho

    Chickenupho Songster

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    Hi guys, I’m doing this science project where I have to hatch chicken eggs from Trader Joe’s. So far, 11 out of 12 all have a embryo forming and veins, today, the eyes have started to show. It’s been the 6th day and I know that all 11 probably won’t hatch or make it... I want to keep maybe around 2 or 4(where I live, the max is 4). But if more hatch I’m worried about what I should do. I think I may want to give them to a local farm of some sort, however I haven’t been able to find any info... if anyone could help me that really would be awesome!!!:D
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Making Coffee

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    The saying is "Don't count you chickens before they hatch."

    You will need to try to sell, give away or butcher extras. Wait and see how it goes first.
     
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  3. oregonkat

    oregonkat Crowing

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    Like old hen says, see how you go. When your hatch happens and you end up with too many, try putting a post on Craigslist. There are usually people looking for free chicks/chickens for their own little projects. Good luck with your project. Please post your results, I am so fascinated by the whole Trader Joe's fertilized egg thing. :fl
     
  4. Chickenupho

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    Thank you guys!!! I’m on day 6 so far they are developing well (I think)
     
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  5. Chickenupho

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    Here are a couple of pics...
     

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  6. 9SpiceyChickens

    9SpiceyChickens Crowing

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    Wait... Trader Joes has fertile eggs!?
     
  7. Chickenupho

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    YUP!!! I was shocked when I found out too.:barnie:)
     

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