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.



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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