Have a question about pheasant hens....

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by peewee, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. peewee

    peewee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My red golden hens will be a year this June. I was wondering at what age they will start to lay? What is the best nesting "box" for them?
    I can't seem to find any info on goldens but I have found plenty on ringnecks. Can I use this information for my goldens? Any help would be useful. Thanks everyone.
     
  2. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    I have heard they start laying at 2 years, but I am not sure.
     
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  4. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes they are fertile the first year.It takes 2 years for the males full color to come in ,but he is still fertile.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  5. peewee

    peewee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Ticks and Tony K T for your info. Bsaffles thanks for that great link. Lots of good info there and lots of other beautiful birds.
     

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