Knox County Elementary School first graders in Mrs. VanDelft’s and Mrs. Trimble’s classes participated in the “Chick It Out” program through the Knox County University of Missouri Extension 4-H program.
Students spend just over three weeks caring for chicken eggs in incubators in their classrooms. On March 11 and 12, 2015, they hatched over two-dozen baby chicks.
Video of the hatching was recorded by Kisha Goodwin on March 11, 2015. Video of the students getting to hold their chicks and short interviews are with Lydia Miller and Cooper Clair was recorded by Echo Menges on March 12, 2015.