Banties and Pheasants in same Brooder?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by muscovy94, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone. I have OEGB and ringneck eggs in my incubator now. When (if) they hatch, can they be kept in the same brooder?
     
  2. ranit

    ranit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have kept ringnecks and silkie chicks together in a brooder for a short time although they do have different feed needs. You will want to give them the higher protein gambird starter feed. This will not hurt the chickens and the pheasants need the higher protein starter.
     
  3. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So it will be ok to feed the bantam chicks the gamebird starter feed along with the pheasants?
     
  4. ranit

    ranit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have done so in the past without any problems other than the extra expense of the gamebird starter. (main reason I have never kept them together for too long).
     

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