I need to build a BREEDING PEN for my ringnecks. How big?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by muscovy94, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone I need to build a breeding pen for my ringnecks. The pen will contain 1 or 2 males with about 4 or 5 females. How big should it be? Is bigger or smaller better? I would think that if the main thing you are wanting them to do is breed then smaller would be better, but I don't know. Any info is appreciated!! And pics of you have them!!
     
  2. tysonb24

    tysonb24 Out Of The Brooder

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    Bigger is always better. You don't want to have your birds to confined to one area because they tend to fight. Also if you are going to breed them I wouldn't put two roosters in with hens as they will definitely fight and more often then not one will end up dead unless you are able to intervene soon enough. My pen that I have is 12' x 12' x 8'. Don't have any pics to post. One rooster will do fine with four or five hens.
     

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