Anatomy of a chicken egg: Everything you need to know

An egg in my hand to study anatomy

Keeping chickens in a coop in your backyard is a wonderful way to get fresh eggs every day. Since you feed and keep the chickens you can be 100% certain that they have been fed natural, chemical-free feed. Plus, they say happy chickens lay better eggs, and chickens raised in a home coop are usually very happy and content.

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Why do chicken eggs need to be turned in an incubator?

Chicken eggs prepared for incubator

Turning the eggs in your incubator is one of the most important parts of incubating. Hatch rate can significantly decrease if you do not properly invest in the time to turn your eggs every day for the first two weeks or so of incubation

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