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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Egg Hatching 101: Day 10 Claws, Comb and Beak



egg at 5 and 10 days


We are on Day 10... almost halfway there! The image above shows the difference that just five days makes. Chicks grow quickly.

On Day 10:

  • Claws are forming

  • The comb has appeared

  • Flight feathers (on wings) and chest feathers are developing

  • Lower eyelids are developing

  • Beak begins to harden


Photo credit: Mississippi State University

 


This post is part of a series about hatching eggs on The Farm at Beaman’s Fork blog.
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