Cocks not mating with the hens

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by muscovy94, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Songster

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    Hey everyone I am having a bit of a problem. My hens have been laying for about 3 weeks now, but none of the eggs have been fertile because the male has not been breeding with the hens! Whats going on? What can I do to get him to breed? Anything? This is VERY frustrating! [​IMG]

    ETA: Ive always heard that pheasant cock were very AGGRESSIVE breeders? Oh, and these are ringnecks.
     
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  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    MAYBE A STIFF DRINK... A COPY OF PLAYPHEASANT LYING AROUND FOR HIM TO LOOK AT??? VIAGRA IN THE WATER FONT? [​IMG]

    SERIOUSLY THO! HOW OLD IS YOUR LAD?
     
  3. Jmiller429

    Jmiller429 Songster

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    bahahaha wonder what viagra in the water would do?
     
  4. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Songster

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    Haha yea I wish they did make Viagra for pheasants!!
    He was hatched over the summer so this is his first breeding season, but he's not breeding! Ugh!!!
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    Quote:WELL HE'S JUST A LIL FELLAR... GIVE HIM A MAP OR DIAGRAM OR SOMETHIN TO HELP HIM FIGURE IT OUT....
     
  6. Tony K T

    Tony K T Crowing

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    I have rarely seen my birds breed,but they are fertile.When your not looking I'm sure he is doing his job.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  7. Robo

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    Quote:WELL HE'S JUST A LIL FELLAR... GIVE HIM A MAP OR DIAGRAM OR SOMETHIN TO HELP HIM FIGURE IT OUT....

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  8. p/shall

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    A lot of times if he was a late hatch from the year prior it just takes a little time for him to catch on. Be patient he will get it figured out sooner or later. I'm going through the same thing with my crested Call Ducks now.I lost my breeder drake and have two young ones in there now.At first nothing was fertile then a few now about 70% are.Just took a little time for them to figure out what to do with it!!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. Humhill

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    Quote:Just sit him down and talk to him about the birds and the bees... Literally...
     
  10. missred871

    missred871 Eggxhausted Momma

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    Quote:WELL HE'S JUST A LIL FELLAR... GIVE HIM A MAP OR DIAGRAM OR SOMETHIN TO HELP HIM FIGURE IT OUT....

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    LOVE IT JJ
     

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