Category Archives: Incubating and Hatching

How Are Hatching Eggs Packed for Safe Shipping?

Over the years, we’ve chatted with many of you about your experiences with broody hens hatching out chicks of their own, and also with those of you who are experienced with hatching your own chicks in an incubator. Did you know that Meyer Hatchery sells and ships hatching eggs specifically for your broody hen or incubator? What a fun way

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The ChickQuest Program: Teachers Learn Too!

In November, Meyer Hatchery’s Customer Service team member Marie Nichols attended the GrowNextGen ChickQuest training seminar in Columbus, Ohio. Chick Quest is a third-grade classroom curriculum designed by educationprojects.org that gives teachers the tools to incorporate a life cycles unit into their instruction. The program engages students in a variety of hands-on activities, including the experience of incubating and hatching

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How To Hatch Chicken Eggs Using an Incubator

Hatching your own chicken eggs can be a rewarding and educational experience. This guide will help ensure that you are prepared and informed prior to the arrival of your hatching eggs and ready for a successful hatch. Step 1: The Incubator There are several different features to look for in shopping for a home incubator. The simplest incubator will have

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