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W-M students get hands on exposure to hatching chicks

 

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ELLI LIBERTOSKI, whose mom helped hatch a chicken-raising plan, places chicken eggs into a donated incubator. Chickens typically hatch within 21 days, although an early or late bird can happen.

By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

WAKEFIELD - Chicken: It can be an insult, an egg layer, a flavoring and a meal. According to Kathy Makela, fourth grade teacher at the Wakefield-Marenisco School, her class is taking on a new project this spring - the incubation of eggs and the birthing of chicks.

Karen Kangas, who raises chickens; and Angie Libertoski, parent of a fourth grade student, brooded and hatched a plan to expose the kids to raising chickens.

Kangas visited the fourth grade class with her silkie hen, Rockstar, teaching the students all they needed to know about hatchin...



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