mom and chicks

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Tony K T, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG]Well grey peacock,temminick,swinhoe all came off their nest with 100% hatching.Now waiting on lewis silver and amherst to follow.I have 4 grey peacock chicks,6 temminicks,1 swinhoe.After losing 2 swinhoes I decided to take all chicks except the grey peacocks and brood them inside.And I may decide to take them in also.I can't stand waiting all year for chicks and then they disappear with no trace.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  2. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    AWESOME TONY!!!! I have Mandarins hatching in the cabinet bator and a mandarin hen brooding a single duckling right now. Debating on whether or not I want to try and introduce the ducklings I'm hatching back to mom or brood myself....Got lav turk poults in the brooder along with silver and snowflake bobwhite so I think I might just put them in with them.
    Good luck with your chicks!
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  3. OzawkieBantams

    OzawkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 15, 2010
    Ozawkie, KS
    Very cool . nothing better then 100% hatch [​IMG]
     
  4. Ga_Tre

    Ga_Tre Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful:).Hi Tony you have raise germain's peacock pheasant ?
     
  5. pheasantfreak

    pheasantfreak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awesome i have some in the incubator right now and then the hen has some
     
  6. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    No,just the grey for now.
    In N.H.,Tony.
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  7. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Well that's the end of the 100% hatch from the birds.The lewis silver came off with 5 from 5 eggs,but the amherst hatched 1 of 9 eggs.At least I got some of the more exotics hatched.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  8. chickn

    chickn Away for a bit

    Apr 15, 2008
    New Hampshire
    do you leave them in the pen with the male tony, we just hatched 3 silvers and they are all in the pen right now
     
  9. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Take them out and brood them seperate from your chickens.Hurry up they may be gone already.Watch out for the hen,she may be a little touchy about you touching her babies.If you don't pull them they will disappear.
    In N.H.,Tony.
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