Just got ringneck pheasant eggs for incubating,when is lockdown?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by destinydot6, Apr 29, 2011.

  1. destinydot6

    destinydot6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Need some advise

    these are ringneck pheasant (12)

    1) how long does it take for them to hatch?
    2) what day is lockdown for them and what should be the temp and humidity at lockdown?
    3) what should the temp and humidity be at start to lockdown?
    4)and whats better still air or forced air?

    please any info would be great cause i googled and to many different storys
     
  2. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    Did you buy them from me? Sold some last weekend.

    21 days in the incubator, turning and the end of that day you set them in lockdown so they hatch on day 24.

    My incubator is set to 99.5 degrees and I attempt to keep it at 65% humidty from lockdown to hatch. Give them some air. (Remove a plug or two).

    I use a forced air beginning to end.
     
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  4. destinydot6

    destinydot6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i bought them off of ebay
    and thankyou:bow
     

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