the package includes incubator, 12 fertilized eggs, heat lamp, 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 40 days of pick up..
you may keep the chickens or return them at any point to live at the ranch.
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 my eggs don't hatch can i get more?
Answer: Yes, not all the eggs will be successful but in some rare occasions none 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 use the heat lamp provided to provide 95 degrees F to new born chicks 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.