Chukar laying now?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by keckels, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. keckels

    keckels Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 30, 2011
    I hatched some chukar last June. If I put them under some artificial light & the right temperature should they start laying early? I read somewhere that they will.

    Would this shorten their normal laying season? Anything too detrimental to forcing them to start early?
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2012
  2. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2010
    chesapeake Va.
    some birds do not care what kina lights you turn on that and it will take 2-3 weeks for birds to react to light most of the time I run 14-15 hours of light After the birds have started laying

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