11 First day with Chicks

Activity Date: 10/1

Segment: 4

Teacher: Mrs. Glombowski

Time: 1 hour

Key Points:

  1. What should be the correct temperature for broiler chickens?
  2. What is the correct way to handle a chicken?
  3. What is the required PPE?
  4. How long can the chickens go without feed after they hatch?
  5. What is a crop and how do you do a crop check?
  6. Why does industry do crop checks?
  7. How often do you do a crop check?
  8. How can you tell a male from female chicken?
  9. What is the ratio of females to males in your pen?