*The egg will turn intoa chick after 21whole days if ….*The egg
*The eggs HAVE to bekept warm.Usually the hen sitson the eggs.*Keeping warm !!
*We don’t have a hento use so were usingsomething called anincubator.*Incubator
*The incubator keeps thingswarm enough or cold enough.Can you think of anywhere elsea incubator could be used?Think of little babies!Our incubator will keep theeggs warm enough for thechicks to grow!*What This Means
*We have to turn theincubator three timeseveryday to make sure theeggs are warm enough*The Incubator
*If everything goesright chicks willhatch from the eggs*After 21 Days…
*The eggs hard shellprotects the baby as itgrows.When the chick is ready tohatch it will peck at theshell with it’s beak with itsbeak until the egg cracks*The Shell
*Slowly the chick willcome out of the egg.This can sometimestake up to a day.The chick is wet whenit hatches from itsegg.*Hatching time
*The chicks will dryquickly and will be niceand cute and fluffy soon!!
*The chicks must bekept warm for thenext few weeks .We will use an infrared lamp to keepthem warm.*Staying warm
*We will then feedthem well and lookfor a good home forthem to go to.
*We hope you enjoyedlearning about our project !!*We will now ask you a fewquestions to see what youcan remember !!
*Questions !!*Question 1*How many eggs a day doesa hen lay ???
*Question 2*How many days does it take for a chick tohatch from its egg ??
*Question 3*What do we keep theeggs in to keep themwarm ??
*Well done on answeringthe questions !*Now all we have to do iswait for our eggs tohatch.
*That’s the end of ourpresentation. We hopeyou enjoyed,it go raibhmaith agaibh !!!