breeding season

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Tony K T, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Well the pens are set for breeding season.New xmas trees and fresh straw spread thru their pen and in their nest boxes.Now just wait until March and see who lays the first egg.Maybe Feb with the peacock hen as she lays a little earlier then the others.All that's left to do is worm them in Feb.and then wait for chicks to appear.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  2. Redgolden1

    Redgolden1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi tony how do I worm them ?
     
  3. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    I use Ivemec 1cc per gallon of water.They should be wormed 2 times a year and your diggers,impeyans,eareds,and cheers 3 times.Tractor Supply(TS) carries it or you can order it online,but I think TS is cheaper and no shipping cost.I do mine in Feb and again in August.After your fist worming you need to repeat 10 days after to kill the cycle.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  4. Redgolden1

    Redgolden1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does that mean you just put it in their water ?
     
  5. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    That's what I do.Some people inject it,but I don't trust myself ecspecially with a jumpy gamebird.I drain their water for a day so when I put the meds in they are sure to drink it.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  6. Redgolden1

    Redgolden1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks tony !!!
     
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    Tony that is funny----breeding season

    I am still trying to fix this, from the ice storm, then the snow that I got hit buy.
    No lost birds, some got out but they came back

    Steve
     
  8. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When does everyones golden pheasant start laying?
     
  9. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Usually most pheasants start to lay late March early April.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  10. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just wondering because I thought that but last year my rgs began late april and carrie on until late August which I thought was quite late.
     

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