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Last week I slipped 3 pheasant eggs into the clutch of 9 eggs one of my hens was setting on, next day all three of the pheasant eggs were gone
I've only been doing this a few years now, I mean raising chickens etc.. And one thing I've learned is that when a hen is setting on eggs never...
The eggs were very dark brown and very large. The size and color of the eggs is what has attracted me to this breed.
And thank you for...
Even funnier yet is the crow of a Pheasant....The first time my girlfriend heard it she asked if one of my roo's had a sore throat!
They all pretty much have the same amount of white...besides ol' stink eye LOL. The feathered legs would be a French type?
I hatched what I was told were Black Copper Marans, but I am thinking a Maran mix of some sort. Perhaps BCM and Cuckoo Maran mix?
Cool! Thanks for the pics!
I'll try and get some pics up soon
I purchased a few Black Copper Maran eggs in which I hatched four chicks. Anyway, 2 of the chicks have feathers on their legs and 2 do not...
Just curious as to how some of you set your eggs during lockdown/hatch stage.
I usualy place my eggs flat during the hatch period. I have 24 eggs...
You are suppose to put the thermometer where the eggs set.
Well hey, thats encouraging!!
I had chick that pipped about 32-35 hours ago. This morning I figured it was dead and took it out of the bator before it got stinky, I opened the...
Thanks for the advice and input! I will give em a few more days
The eggs were removed from the turn on day 21 and are laying flat.
I am on day 24 of my ringneck incubation and have a few questions.
I've had 5 chicks hatch between the 23rd and today the 24th day. One...
Guess, I'll disconnect the fan and go still air. Thanks for the help!
Last time I had that idea by the time I got the eggs(3 days)the hens weren't broody anymore..haha. Just make sure you have a bator just in case...
I really like and have had good results with my Hova Bator 1602 with fan, always hold steady temps.
Got them from Incubatorwarehouse.com, great...
Yeah, most of them old ones ran on kerosene.
If it has a waffer t-stat it was most likely converted. The majority of rural farms durring that time...
I wonder what the effect of the vibration would be on the eggs?
Is it safe to go from fan to still air on day 8?
These are pheasant eggs by the way