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Stonehouse Kindergarten Class Hatches 4-H Chicks


CONTACT: Jeremy Johnson, Extension Agent, 4-HStonehouse Kindergarten Class Hatches 4-H Chicks
PHONE: 564-2170

DATE:  May 3, 2011


Mrs. Doverspike’s and Carmon’s Kindergarten class at Stonehouse Elementary completed the 4-H Beginning of Life embryology project. 


Kindergarteners took care of fertile chicken eggs for 21 days in an incubator in the classroom.  The eggs had to stay at constant temperature and humidity and be turned a minimum of three times a day for the first 19 days. 


To learn more about 4-H animal science or other programs contact Jeremy Johnson, Extension Agent for - 4-H Youth Development at or 757-564-2170.  More information can also be found on the  Virginia Cooperative Extension – James City County website at




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