Spring Incubation Project
Two dozen White Leghorn eggs are making their home in the library! The chickens should hatch in 21 days, around May 1. Enjoy this unique opportunity to learn more about incubation, eggs, and chickens. This project is sponsored by the Darien Dragons 4-H Club.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How long does it take a chicken egg to hatch?
A: It takes around 21 days for a chicken egg to hatch.
Q: What do you call a baby chicken?
A: A baby chicken is called a chick. It can also be called a pullet (young hen) or a cockerel (young rooster).
Q: What do you call a group of chickens?
A: A group of chickens is called a flock. A group of baby chicks is called a clutch or a peep. A group of hens is called a brood.
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