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Keeping them cosy

Now that incubators are easy to come by, lots of people are trying their hands at hatching chicks. For some, it’s a successful project but for others, it can end in disappointment. There are, however, few experiences as magical as watching chicks hatch: a little tweaking of the incubation process can result in fluffy chicks for all.

INCUBATOR LORE

There is an unwritten rule with incubators: you get what you pay for. It’s worth paying a little extra to a reputable seller because you also get after-sales service.

Cheapies from China sound great, but more stories report problems than success. Follow-up enquiries are worthless. Often, too, these incubators are

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