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Friday, February 6, 2015

Egg Hatching 101: Day 16 Head Turning



We are on Day 16 of our chick incubation. This image above is a really interesting picture of chick development in the egg, ending with the day we are on now. It really shows that a lot is going on in such a short amount of time. (photo credit: thepoultrysite.com)





Day 16:



  • The chick moves its head to face the air cell at the top (blunt end) of the egg.







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