Life Cycle of a Chicken By Zhi Yang and Hafiy of Pri 3.9
Life Cycle of a Chicken <ul><li>1.The hen just lays an egg. </li></ul><ul><li>2.The hen sits on the egg for 3 weeks until it hatches into a chick. </li></ul><ul><li>3.The chick will grow into an adult chicken about 3 months later. </li></ul>
Hatching Eggs <ul><li>The chicken egg will hatch when the hen sits on the egg to warm it. After 21 days, the egg will hatch. </li></ul>
Inside a Chicken Egg shell blastodisc chalaza Air cell yolk Thick albumin
Inside a Chicken Egg Day 1 Day 6 Day 13 The egg is fertilized. The intestines begin to loop. The left and right collar bones fuse to form the wishbone.
From Egg to Chick Day 17 Day 21 The lungs begin to function. Exhausted and wet-but alive-the chick has hatched.
Hear from the EGGxperts... <ul><li>What have you learnt? What was most interesting? </li></ul><ul><li>What was challenging for you and your partner? We learnt about chickens’ life cycle. The most interesting part is labelling the inside of a chicken egg. It was from egg to chick. </li></ul>
Websites Used <ul><li> http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/birds/info/chicken.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>http://chickscope.itg.uiuc.edu/explore/embryology/ </li></ul>