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Poultry farming 3 - the hatchery

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The hatchery

5 1/2 million chicks can be hatched each week at the Hatchery. On delivery, the eggs are moved into the hatchery egg room where they are stored at 18°C.

The eggs are loaded into the setters where the chick inside the egg will be able to grow. The eggs are held at 37.5°C and regularly turned. The temperature around the eggs is closely monitored by computers. Eggs are removed from the setters 18 days later and transferred to the hatching trays. The hatching trays are put into an area called the hatchers for three days.

After 21 days the chicks hatch out of their shells. The chicks are sorted by hand into different sizes and they are checked to ensure they are healthy.

They are counted into chick boxes which are then taken through a spray cabinet where they are sprayed with medicine to protect the chicks from diseases. The chicks are then transported to farms where they will continue to grow.

Poulty farming 1 - the rearing farm

In this video you will see chickens being reared to lay eggs.

Poultry farming 2 - the breeding farm

In this video you will see pullets laying eggs which are carefully selected, stored and then transported.

Poultry farming 3 - the hatchery

In this video you will how chicks are hatched.

Poultry farming 4 - the broiler farm

In this video you will see how chicks are looked after and grown to produce chicken.

Fishing

In this video you will learn about catching fish.

Processing fish

In this video you will see fish being processed.

Plants

In this video you will see a range of plants growing and being harvested. We eat different parts of different plants.

From wheat to bread

In this video you will see bread being made.

Plant or animal?

In this video you will see children looking at different types of food deciding which one is from a plant or an animal.

Where does it come from?

In this video you will see children investigating where their food comes from.

Fruit and vegetable harvesting

In this video you will see fruit and vegetables being harvested.

Milking

In this video you will see cows being milked.

Cheese making

In this video you will see cheese being made.

Growing potatoes

In this video you will see potatoes being grown.