Do pheasants go broody?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by PoultreeKing, Mar 11, 2018.

  1. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Some peeps do the above but for me, I think of it as a "ticking time bomb". You may not have any problems today, tomorrow or a year from now....but eventually you will! I just don't want to risk losing my birds to something that is totally preventable.
     
  2. stuckinthecity

    stuckinthecity Crowing

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    I respect every single one of your posts bc I know you know what you're doing, and I don't! But I am very interested in keeping pheasants and was bummed to hear that having chickens with/near them won't work. Is there no evidence at all that some pheasants grow resistant to certain diseases? Or does it just wipe out everything before you can try to treat? All questions asked bc I'm here to learn.
     
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  3. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    I'm not aware of any pheasants that are resistant to disease. If your dead set on raising both, then i would have their enclosures separated by at least 300 ft. and the pheasant enclosure "up wind" of your chicken enclosures. I sound like a broken record but BIOSECURITY, BIOSECURITY, BIOSECURITY, is the most important aspect in raising pheasants or other gamebirds.
     
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  4. Tony K T

    Tony K T Crowing

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    Absolutely.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
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