Why Don’t All Incubated Eggs Hatch?

Why Don’t All Incubated Eggs Hatch?

Why doesn’t every incubated egg hatch?    It can be so disappointing. You’ve just nurtured your clutch of a dozen or two eggs for nearly 3 weeks, but then, on hatch day, not all of your eggs have hatched.      Despite your best efforts, it breaks your heart, and you can’t help but second-guess…

When Do Chicks Roost?

When Do Chicks Roost?

Wondering “When will my chicks roost?”   Full-grown chickens look most at home when they’re roosting, don’t they? Roosting is when chickens settle in on a roost to rest safely.      It’s an important part of their lives because it symbolizes an authentic feeling of security, which, for a prey animal, is very important….

Are My Chicks Hens Or Roosters?

Are My Chicks Hens Or Roosters?

More reading: 7 Tricks To Sex Baby Chicks How To Sex Ducklings By Quacks Maat van UitertMaat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category.  Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL…

What Color Eggs Will My Chickens Lay?
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What Color Eggs Will My Chickens Lay?

Chicken eggs come in a variety of colors, and since we are looking at the whole process of a chick’s life, we may as well look at that awkward transition between the alpha state and the omega state, too. One of the biggest questions people have is “What color eggs will my chicken lay?” This…