incubating blue back pheasants plz help i want evryones ansers
Your best bet is to have a fan in there as it will hold your temp within 1/2 degree.If the room temp changes,the temp in the bator will change also,the fan will hold your temp.
Blue backs are a ring neck so the same 99.5,humidity is different everywhere 50% works for me. Hatch time 25-26 days.
Do you have an auto turner?If not you will need to turn eggs 3 times daily.I would also suggest an auto turner as opening your bator 3 times daily will effect humidity.
You say a still air so I take it you are using a hovabator?I never had any luck with the Styrofoam bators in hatching pheasants.
I turn mine all the way thru.I have 2 R-rom incubators.Thought it would be big enough,but then I loaded up my pens and now I may need another.A friend of mine has offered to hatch them for me which I may do instead of spending money I don't have.As you can see under my post I have 17 breeds and multiple pairs or trios of most.Woops I have to add the new breeds to my list.
Edited by Tony K T - 3/14/16 at 5:59pm
If you just got them,you need to let them stand for 24 hours before incubation.I turn mine all the wat thru to the end.