Candled my Ringneck Eggs!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SamG347, Apr 25, 2007.

  1. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    Well I put 28 ringneck eggs in the bator on friday evening and candled tonight. Only 1 was infertile and these were shipped eggs. If anyone wants great Mongolian Ringneck eggs from an awesome eggbid seller. I can recomend to number one person. He is also in PA and is a great guy to talk to.
    Will update in 18 days with hopefully pics of my chicks
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Congrats on the fertility of your eggs.....waite....that doesnt seem know what I mean. [​IMG] Cant waite to see them hatched. Are they like chicken eggs...21 days?? How exciteing!
  3. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Oooo..where in PA?? I Live just over the PA border, would love to know.
  4. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    Thanks you two!!! I live in Central PA and I mean smack dab in the middle of the state. And ringneck eggs take 24 days. And tomorrow im putting 40+ chicken eggs into my other incubator. Luckily that one has a turner. Im hand turning the ringnecks.
    Thanks again yall!

    NOSPRINGCHIC Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 18, 2007
    HEY SAM,
    What is the breed of the chicken in the center photo?
  6. That's so exciting, Sam!
    I've been wanting to try pheasants, but I'm not sure where the devil I'd put another pen.

  7. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    It's pretty hard to get infertile pheasant eggs. They are aggressive breeders and won't take no for an answer. LOL Typically infertiles are first time layers, otherwise they have been laying a while and should be very fertile. Great job on the candling and sounds like you'll have some great pheasants soon. Don't be discouraged if they aren't popping out right on the 24th day, some wait till day 25 (the rule of thumb is 24-25 days for ringneck type species).

    Lisa - I know what you mean. Pheasants need a lot of room. We just got done adding on to our pheasant pen. Our first was 40 foot X 25 foot and we added on the same size, which took us up to 2000 square feet with an 80 foot long pen. They are a lot of fun though with proper housing and I love listening to the cockbirds talk. Beautiful creatures they are!

    Good luck with your hatch Sam! [​IMG]

  8. ncflowerpower

    ncflowerpower Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 18, 2007
    Congrats on your eggs Sam. Could you post the website or email for your friend with the pheasant eggs. Thanks, Donna
  9. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    Thanks yall!! Jody Ive seen your birds and they sure are beautiful. I actually bid on one of your auctions but lost [​IMG] LOL lisa I know. Im using these pheasants for my ringneck restoration project. They will be let go around 6-8wks old. I will socialize minimally with them and also introduce meal worms and crickets into their diet. As well as millet and other things. Im taking this real serious because this strain of pheasant is suppose to be one of the hardiest and most adaptable. So with luck I should have wild born chicks next breeding season walking around the property.
    Here is the eggbid sellers name, eggbid user, and email:
    Greg at Melrose Pheasant Farm
    [email protected]

  10. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    And the breed of the chicken in the center photo is one of my Golden Laced Wyandottes.
    Thanks again yall

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