the package includes incubator, 12 fertilized eggs, heating pad , bedding, food/water bowl, chick starter for 1 month and most importantly instructions on how to raise baby chicks.
the $75 is refunded when equipment is returned in good working order within 60 days of pick up.
you may keep the chickens or give them back at any point.
Question: Can i give the chicks back after hatching?
Answer: Yes, most people give back the chicks within a month of hatching but you can keep them for life.
Question: Can i call if i have a question or a problem?
Answer: Yes, we answer phone calls between 10:00 am - 5:00pm Tuesday-Sunday.
Question: What if none of my eggs hatch can i get more?
Answer: Yes, In some rare occasions none of the eggs will hatch so we provide more free of change.
Question: What do the newborns need after hatching?
Answer: We will go over in detail what to do when you pick up but to give a short answer place chicks in tub, use the heat source provided to warm the new born chicks to 95F for 1st week, give them access to food/water then let them rest for a day or 2 before handling.
Question: how long does it take for a chicken to hatch?
Answer: 21 days from start to finish.
Question: What do you do with the chickens that come back?
Answer: We keep them so they can produce more eggs for the program or sell them to families looking to start their own flock. We will not sell them for food.