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Why Did Eggs Pip, But No Chicks Hatched?

Why Did Eggs Pip, But No Chicks Hatched?

Often eggs in your incubator will be pipped or cracked, but the chicks just don’t hatch. There are many factors that contribute to this.

WV Fall Chickenstock – Sept. 8th At Martinsburg TSC.

WV Fall Chickenstock – Sept. 8th At Martinsburg TSC.

The fall WV Chickenstock is almost upon us. This is one of the last swaps of the year, so if you need some hens, a turkey, some Guineas or Peacocks, try to stop on by.

Hatching Chickens The Old Fashioned Way

Hatching Chickens The Old Fashioned Way

I think I inherited my love of chickens from my grandmother. She raised hens and hatched baby chicks by the hundreds…

Baby Chicks With Pasty Butts

Baby Chicks With Pasty Butts

When raising baby chicks, you’ll find that they will occasionally get what’s called “Pasty Butt.” It can be caused by the stress of shipping or just hatching in an incubator.

Baby Chicks Hatched In HovaBator Incubator

Baby Chicks Hatched In HovaBator Incubator

For our first hatch in a HovaBator 1620, we put in a barnyard mix of eggs, from our free-range flock, that consisted of Russian Orloff Bantam, Serama, RIR, BO, Silkie cross, Crested Polish cross, Splash Wyandotte, and some mystery eggs.

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