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Have you ever wanted to hatch your own dear fluffy chicks with an incubator or a broody hen? Hatching chicks is one of the best parts of raising chickens, and you won’t believe how easy and rewarding it can be! Learning how to candle eggs is an essential part of the incubation process and frankly can …

Read More about How to Candle Eggs: Hatching Chicks Day by Day

So, you’ve decided to hatch some chicks, you’ve set your eggs in the incubator, and now you’re just dying to know if those little embryos are developing? We’ll, you’re in luck, because we have the inside scoop on candling eggs on day 7 and everything you might see when you look inside! By the time …

Read More about The First Week of Incubation: Candling Chicken Eggs Day 7

Oh, broody hens. Those moody, squawking, biting little balls of joy sitting in the corner of your coop, refusing to move off that clutch of eggs. All your broody hen wants is to hatch chicks, would it be so bad if you let her? Broody hens can be the bane of your chicken-keeping existence, but …

Read More about Your Broody Hen Should Hatch Chicks, Here’s Why

When it comes to hatching eggs you have only two options, put them in an incubator or let a broody hen do the hatching for you. Each option has definite pros and cons, and each chicken keeper has their own preference. There are many differences between hatching eggs using an incubator and using a broody …

Read More about Hatching Eggs : Broody Hen or Incubator, which is best?