Baby Chicks and Embryology

    Handling Baby Poultry

    Hatching Egg

    In order to make sure baby poultry makes it to their adult lives, follow the guides in this document.  Tips include using clean bedding for chicks, high quality feed, and wearing disposable exam gloves when checking chicks.

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    Handling Chicks and Ducklings: Do's & Dont's

    Duckling Baby

    Contact with live poultry (chicks, chickens, ducklings, ducks, geese, and turkeys) can be a source of human Salmonella infections. Wash your hands and protect your family from disease.

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    Buying Fertilized Eggs & Incubators

    Baby Chicks

    Utah Agriculture in the Classroom has partnered with Thanksgiving Point to provide fertile eggs for classroom hatching projects.  Through this program you can buy both fertile chicken eggs, as well as a new incubator.

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