1. Come check out hundreds of awesome coop pages (and a few that need suggestions) in our 2018 Coop Rating Project!

Is it possible to Artificially Inseminate?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by muscovy94, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Songster

    912
    5
    169
    Nov 11, 2008
    Vicksburg, MS
    Hey everyone my ringnecks have been laying for a little over a month and I have not gotten any fertile eggs yet. I was wondering if it would be possible to extract semen from the male and fertilize the females? I'm sure it can be done, i was just wondering considering they are so flighty. Has anyone ever done this?
     

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

    34,025
    483
    448
    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I know they do it with chickens, anyway, so I don't know why not. I wonder if they simply are not mature enough yet. Maybe do a search on "AI" on here, I usually see it abbreviated like that.
     
  3. Jmiller429

    Jmiller429 Songster

    304
    3
    111
    Jun 24, 2010
    Bedford co. PA
    or Avian Influenza
     
  4. Tony K T

    Tony K T Crowing

    4,327
    237
    274
    Jul 28, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Francy Herman artificially inseminates with great success.You need to know what you are doing to get good results.You can damage birds if not done correctly.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by