Day 4 – All the chicks hatched!

DSCN4893All the chicks hatched and have now been transferred into the brooder box.  You can see them here eating and drinking, the light keeps them warm.

 

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We have 10 chicks altogether 8 girls and 2 boys.

Chicken Facts!

To produce an egg it takes a hen 24-26 hours, and to do so, she requires 5oz of food and 10oz of water.  Thirty minutes later she will start all over again.  The hen must eat 4 pounds of feed to make a dozen eggs

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