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McNab students hatch chicks during schoolwide project

May 16, 2018 | Filed in Archive

Students at the HFM BOCES McNab School in Gloversville successfully hatched 15 chicks during a schoolwide incubation project. The first chick hatched May 13.

The incubators and eggs were provided to the school by a local resident, who will also take the chickens to raise.

Incubation projects such as this help teach students about the life cycle and the nature of birds.

A teacher and a student hold a chick

A student sits next to an incubator

A close up of a chick

A newly hatched chick lays near its cracked shell in an incubator