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Hatching Chickens

Eggs may be examined for fertility after about 7 days.  This can be done easily using a candling lamp, which shines through the egg to reveal it's contents.  Infertile eggs will appear clear and can be rejected.  Fertile eggs will have blood vessels and, depending on their development, a visible air sack inside.  Read our guide to using a candling lamp.

Fertile eggs can be hatched either under a broody hen or bantam or in an incubator.  This takes 21 days until the first egg hatches.  During this time the hen turns the eggs.  If an incubator is used, the eggs are turned manually (unless you have an automatic model) and sprayed daily with a fine mist of water – this owing to the dry atmosphere in the incubator unit.  Never attempt to remove hatching chicks from their shells as a membrane on their backs attaches them to the shell and if you damage or break it they will almost certainly die. 

Until all the chicks have hatched, there is no requirement for feed for the first day as the chicks have a built in body reserve.  However, the chicks must have access to a very shallow dish of water (chicks can easily fall into water and drown).  After day one, chick starter crumbs should be fed.


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Brinsea OvaEasy 580 Advance EX Series II Incubator
Brinsea OvaEasy 580 Advance EX Series II Incubator
£1,213.80  ex VAT
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Brinsea OvaEasy 580 Advance Series II Incubator
Brinsea OvaEasy 580 Advance Series II Incubator
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Brinsea OvaEasy 380 Advance EX Series II Incubator
Brinsea OvaEasy 380 Advance EX Series II Incubator
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Brinsea OvaEasy 380 Advance Series II Incubator
Brinsea OvaEasy 380 Advance Series II Incubator
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Brinsea OvaEasy 190 Advance EX Series II Incubator
Brinsea OvaEasy 190 Advance EX Series II Incubator
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Brinsea OvaEasy Advance EX Series II Hatcher
Brinsea OvaEasy Advance EX Series II Hatcher
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Brinsea OvaEasy 190 Advance Series II Incubator
Brinsea OvaEasy 190 Advance Series II Incubator
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Brinsea OvaEasy Advance Series II Hatcher
Brinsea OvaEasy Advance Series II Hatcher
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Brinsea OvaEasy 100 Advance EX Series II Incubator
Brinsea OvaEasy 100 Advance EX Series II Incubator
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Brinsea OvaEasy 100 Advance Series II Incubator
Brinsea OvaEasy 100 Advance Series II Incubator
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Brinsea Ovation 56 EX Incubator
Brinsea Ovation 56 EX Incubator
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Brinsea Ovation 56 Advance Incubator
Brinsea Ovation 56 Advance Incubator
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Brinsea Ovation 28 EX Incubator
Brinsea Ovation 28 EX Incubator
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Brinsea Ovation 56 Eco Incubator
Brinsea Ovation 56 Eco Incubator
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Brinsea Ovation 28 Advance Incubator
Brinsea Ovation 28 Advance Incubator
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Brinsea Maxi II EX Incubator
Brinsea Maxi II EX Incubator
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Brinsea Ovation 28 Eco Incubator
Brinsea Ovation 28 Eco Incubator
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Brinsea Mini II Advance Incubator Starter Pack
Brinsea Mini II Advance Incubator Starter Pack
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Brinsea Mini II EX Incubator
Brinsea Mini II EX Incubator
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Brinsea Maxi II Advance Incubator
Brinsea Maxi II Advance Incubator
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Brinsea Maxi II Advance Incubator. Brinsea Maxi II Advance is perfect for those new to egg incubation and provides the convenience of
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