Can I put a ornamental hen in with my ringneck hens?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by PQ, Mar 25, 2010.

  1. PQ

    PQ Songster

    Feb 5, 2009
    Platina, Ca.
    Has anyone tried this? I only have one ornamental hen and was wondering if I can put her in with my ringneck hens. Right now she is in with 2 seramas, but thought it might be better if she was with other pheasants. She is a Yellow golden. Thanks
  2. tennesseered

    tennesseered In the Brooder

    Jan 20, 2010
    Yes, you can put her in with ringnecks and possibly she will lay fertile eggs. I had extra red golden hens and lady amhearst hens last year and put them into my ringneck pens. As an experiment I incubated their eggs and got some really interesting birds! Be careful with the crosses though. It is important to keep the different species pure. I will not breed the birds I have hatched. I just keep them to exhibit.

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