A small-scale chicken hatchery is a lucrative business to start. However, the business demands sufficient knowledge and skill. The object of crafting this article is to provide information about how to start a successful chicken hatchery business.
Eggs are purchased & transferred the conditioned eggs to setter incubators and incubate for 18 days. You must maintain a temperature of 99.9ºF and relative humidity of 82% in the setter incubators. At the end of 18th day, you have to transfer the eggs to holder incubators. There maintain a temperature of 98.9ºF and relative humidity of 87% and incubate for 3 days.
At the end of 21 days, chicks come out after breaking eggshells. You must remove the eggshell and membranes. Then you will need to check each chick for its sex and separate out. Now you must provide medicines and vaccines to each and every chick. Thus your chicks are then ready for sale.