Supermarket egg hatches
According to a nine-year-old boy in Great Ashfield,
England, who tried to incubate eggs bought from a supermarket, says that one of
the chicks actually hatched.
The boy, Miles Orford, said that he placed the half dozen box of Cotswold
Leg Bar free range eggs into the incubator as an experimentâ€¦and one of the eggs
developed into a baby chicken.
Miles said he was very surprised: "When I first heard the chirping I didn't
think it was going to survive but now it's running about." The boy says he has
always taken an interest in chickens. "I have always loved chickens, they follow
you around and they are always up to something." It's very cute and a lovely
brown color and I have decided to call it Celia after my sisterâ€¦ I am not sure
if it is a cockerel or a hen."
A British Egg Information Service spokeswoman said it is very
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